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Marlborough Airport – tell us what you think

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:53 am | Marlborough District Council

In a bid to identify areas for improvement since the completion of the new terminal, an online survey is underway covering a range of topics including airport parking, security, baggage and the terminal building. More >>

Mayor welcomes colleges’ decision

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9:10 am | Marlborough District Council

Mayor John Leggett has welcomed the announcement from the Ministry of Education that work to co-locate the Marlborough Girls’ and Boys’ Colleges will begin early next year. More >>

Marlborough District Council joins dung beetle push

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 8:40 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council is encouraging landowners, stock farmers and even viticulturists to purchase dung beetles, the humble critters that dramatically improve soil fertility and water quality by tunneling through soil and burying livestock dung. More >>

Marlborough mayor welcomes Coastal Pacific re-launch

Friday, 23 November 2018, 10:36 am | Marlborough District Council

The Kaikoura earthquake was a double whammy for Marlborough’s East Coast, which was hit hard by the Seddon earthquake in 2013. Houses were damaged in both events. The 2016 quake also destroyed Ward’s water supply. Council was able to step in ... More >>

French Pass memorial to honour fallen soldiers

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 3:38 pm | Marlborough District Council

The French Pass community’s request for a permanent memorial to acknowledge those from their community who did not return from World War 1 and World War 2 has been approved by Council’s Assets and Services Committee. More >>

Picton wayfinding signs given the go ahead

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 3:22 pm | Marlborough District Council

Picton is a step closer to the installation of a series of signs that provide information about the town to visitors and locals. More >>

Two years’ progress since the Kaikoura earthquake

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 9:07 am | Marlborough District Council

Today marks two years since the 7.8 magnitude Kaikoura earthquake that dramatically changed the landscape and disrupted the lives of so many. More >>

No replacement for Council vacancy

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 10:47 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council today decided not to replace Councillor Laressa Shenfield, who resigned on 17 October to relocate to Melbourne with her family. More >>

Annual report shows record investment

Friday, 26 October 2018, 2:33 pm | Marlborough District Council

Mayor John Leggett says it was a year of rebuilding, repairs and reinstatement as Marlborough comes out from under the shadow of the November 2016 earthquake. More >>

Councillor Laressa Shenfield resignation - Media statement

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 1:50 pm | Marlborough District Council

Blenheim ward Councillor Laressa Shenfield has officially resigned from Marlborough District Council, due to the relocation of her family to Melbourne. More >>

Marlborough: New bus service trials get green light

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 7:30 pm | Marlborough District Council

New bus service trials get green light Marlborough District Council’s Assets and Services Committee agreed in principle today to fund bus service trials, with a new Renwick to Blenheim return service, expanded Blenheim commuter routes and Blenheim ... More >>

Seddon residents one step closer to drinking tap water

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 12:21 pm | Marlborough District Council

Treated water from the newly constructed Seddon water treatment plant began flowing to the town’s residents today, after being given the go-ahead by the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board Drinking Water Assessor. More >>

Improvements begin on freedom camping sites

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 2:24 pm | Marlborough District Council

Work has begun to improve Marlborough’s freedom camping sites, following a funding injection of $195,000 from the Government in August. The first work to get underway is an upgrade to the car park at Koromiko’s Collins Reserve. The reserve is closed ... More >>

Council welcomes new tourism funding

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 2:53 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has been granted $668,000 in funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Tourism Infrastructure Fund, for five projects around Marlborough. Deputy Mayor Terry Sloan, who is also chairman of the ... More >>

Resident survey reveals high satisfaction level

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 9:17 am | Marlborough District Council

Residents’ satisfaction levels with Marlborough District Council’s services have again rated highly, with drinking water, sewerage and community facilities the top three performers. The Council undertakes an independent annual survey to identify ... More >>

Statistics show Marlborough economy healthy

Monday, 27 August 2018, 4:07 pm | Marlborough District Council

Statistics show Marlborough economy healthy Marlborough’s economy is still doing better than the national economy. The latest quarterly economic monitor report from Infometrics shows the Marlborough economy continues to be healthy. Details are here: ... More >>

Queen Charlotte Track may be part of Great Walks network

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 12:25 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett says the scenic spectacular that is the Queen Charlotte Track has been acknowledged yet again with DOC now considering whether Marlborough’s popular walking track should become a designated Great Walk. More >>

Have your say on Marlborough’s Walking and Cycling Strategy

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 9:28 am | Marlborough District Council

Bike Walk Marlborough and the Marlborough District Council want your feedback on the draft Walking and Cycling Strategy (2018-28) that is now out for consultation. More >>

Marlborough Mayor welcomes blue mussel funding

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 8:57 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett says Marlborough’s first grant from the Provincial Growth Fund has been won through good working partnerships developed within the aquaculture sector and fostered by Council. More >>

Minister inspects Marlborough’s waste disposal

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 3:13 pm | Marlborough District Council

The minister toured the resource recovery centre on Friday last week and got a close-up view of how Marlborough deals with its waste. More >>



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