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Marlborough District Council website re-styled

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 4:04 pm | Marlborough District Council

User-friendliness is the key feature of the Marlborough District Council’s re-styled website. More >>

ANZAC Day 2017

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 1:30 pm | Marlborough District Council

A wreath-laying service to mark Anzac Day will be held at the War Memorial Clock Tower in Seymour Square on Tuesday, 25 April. More >>

Flood warning signs stolen

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 10:08 am | Marlborough District Council

Theft of the flood warning signs along the flooded Taylor River reserve was a foolish act which could compromise public safety, says Council Assets and Services Committee chairman Terry Sloan. More >>

Picton and Waikawa sewerage upgrade in the pipeline

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 9:47 am | Marlborough District Council

Work is set to begin to reduce the amount of raw sewage being discharged into Picton Harbour. More >>

Precautionary advice for residents

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2:40 pm | Marlborough District Council

Precautionary advice for residents of Snowden Crescent, Dawkins Place and part of Dillons Point Road (numbers 8 to 42) Also, localised flooding risk at Hale/Redwood streets intersection and Stephenson/Taylor Crescent intersection More >>

Engineers closely monitoring Marlborough’s stop banks

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 4:10 pm | Marlborough District Council

Several river stop banks in Marlborough were damaged by the Kaikoura earthquake. Stop banks at Spring Creek, the Lower Diversion and Grovetown were affected. More >>

Annual plan opens for consultation

Friday, 7 April 2017, 11:03 am | Marlborough District Council

Councillors adopted council’s Annual Plan Update today. The Update is a summary of the Council’s plans for 2017-18. More >>

Don’t take shellfish or swim at Picton Foreshore

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 10:54 am | Marlborough District Council

The last 24 hours of rain in Picton has put the town’s sewerage system under pressure with overflows into the Waitohi Stream and Picton harbour. More >>

Marlborough sports facilities hit by rain

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 12:43 pm | Marlborough District Council

The wet weather is starting to affect sports grounds and playing surfaces and they are likely to be closed until Friday. More >>

East Coast community encouraged to come to public meetings

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 11:21 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett is urging East Coast residents to bring forward their questions or concerns to the public meetings arranged for next week to respond to earthquake insurance and rebuild issues. More >>

Only limited parking at Lansdowne Park this weekend

Friday, 31 March 2017, 10:17 am | Marlborough District Council

If you’re heading to Lansdowne Park for a game this weekend, please allow a bit of extra time to get to your seat by kick-off. More >>

White crosses to remember the fallen

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 10:57 am | Marlborough District Council

Memorial white crosses in honour of Marlborough's fallen soldiers have been placed in the garden beds of Seymour Square next to Blenheim's War Memorial clock tower in preparation for Anzac Day. Each cross bears the name and rank, and sometimes the ... More >>

Water meters in the pipeline for Renwick

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 2:35 pm | Marlborough District Council

More than 80 residents attended the meeting at the Renwick Community Hall, which was jointly organised by Marlborough District Council and Renwick Smart and Connected. An earlier information meeting had also been held in February. More >>

Recycling withdrawn as blue bins replaced at Picton marina

Friday, 17 March 2017, 10:13 am | Marlborough District Council

The big blue rubbish and recycling bins put into the Picton marina for the convenience of Marlborough Sounds residents and holidaymakers just over a year ago are to be replaced by wheelie bins. More >>

Reservoir gets a makeover

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 1:20 pm | Marlborough District Council

Witherlea residents may notice a slight chlorine smell for a few days in their water next week. More >>

Picton Pool becomes Poolsafe

Friday, 10 March 2017, 10:03 am | Marlborough District Council

The Picton Pool at Queen Charlotte College is now one of 149 other pools around New Zealand which is Poolsafe accredited. More >>

What you find on a beach

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 3:52 pm | Marlborough District Council

If 30 people take two hours to cover six kilometres, how much rubbish can they collect? Heaps, it would seem, if it’s a litter team combing the beach at Rarangi at the weekend. More >>

Council proposes to limit rates increase to 2.33%

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 5:20 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Councillors today approved a draft annual budget which maintains existing projects and levels of service while keeping a brake on new spending. More >>

Marlborough Shops can open Easter Sunday

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 5:14 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Marlborough District Council has confirmed that shops may open for business this Easter Sunday, in time for this Easter’s Omaka Classic Fighters Airshow. Marlborough Mayor John Leggett said the decision is common sense for a tourist region like Marlborough. More >>

Marlborough recovery update: Kaikoura earthquake - 1/3/17

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 2:32 pm | Marlborough District Council

Spring Creek stopbank repairs Repairs to an earthquake-damaged stopbank at Spring Creek have been completed, and crews are midway through repairing damaged stopbanks in Grovetown. A flood watch remains in place for the Spring Creek and Grovetown communities ... More >>



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