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Tests show Blenheim water safe to drink

Monday, 23 April 2018, 1:34 pm | Marlborough District Council

Tests show Blenheim water safe to drink Marlborough District Council is pleased test results show there is no PFAS in Blenheim’s town water supply bores, with one exception. PFAS was detected in a bore in Auckland Street. Council’s Operations ... More >>

Colleges review ‘disappointing’

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 8:56 am | Marlborough District Council

Mayor John Leggett says he was disappointed to hear that the co-location of Marlborough Boys’ and Girls’ colleges has been put on hold by the Ministry of Education. More >>

Marlborough Long Term Plan proposal adopted - have your say

Friday, 13 April 2018, 1:45 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has adopted the Consultation Document relating to its 2018-28 Long Term Plan, ‘Investing in Marlborough’. More >>

Marlborough dines out on Wellington flight change

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 9:44 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough dines out on Wellington flight change Marlborough Mayor John Leggett has welcomed Air New Zealand’s decision to shift one of its weekday Wellington morning flights to Blenheim to the middle of the day. The change will take effect ... More >>

MBIE determination on automatic pool safety covers

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 2:21 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has received MBIE’s determination on automatic pool safety covers and has accepted the Ministry’s findings. More >>

Council has reserves to meet emergencies

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:06 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough residents can be assured that Council has structured its reserve funds in a way that will ensure it is in a strong position to meet future emergencies, says Councillor Mark Peters. More >>

Cyclone Gita – Marlborough Civil Defence Update No. 3

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 6:22 pm | Marlborough District Council

Cyclone Gita – Marlborough Civil Defence Update No. 3 5.30pm 20 February 2018 Marlborough’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Blenheim is continuing to monitor cyclone Gita’s impacts. There has been steady rainfall all day in most parts of ... More >>

Cyclone Gita – Marlborough Civil Defence Update 12.20 pm

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 12:28 pm | Marlborough District Council

Cyclone Gita – Marlborough Civil Defence Update No.2 12.20 pm 20 February 2018 Marlborough’s Emergency Operations Centre in Blenheim is monitoring the cyclone Gita impacts. All Marlborough’s Civil Defence agencies met this morning and the ... More >>

Cyclone Gita: advice from Marlborough Civil Defence

Monday, 19 February 2018, 1:38 pm | Marlborough District Council

Cyclone Gita is expected to bring a period of severe weather to many parts of New Zealand, including Marlborough. More >>

Mayor urges support for Pacific neighbours

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 4:19 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett is encouraging residents to dig deep for Tonga after the devastation caused by tropical cyclone Gita. More >>

Report considers effects of anchors and moorings on seabed

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 11:44 am | Marlborough District Council

The Marlborough District Council has joined forces with the Cawthron Institute in an effort to better understand the environmental effects of moorings on different types of marine habitat in the Marlborough Sounds. More >>

Seddon water treatment plant construction starts

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 10:11 am | Marlborough District Council

Seddon water treatment plant construction starts The New Year has seen work start at the new Seddon water treatment plant, after years of consultation and discussion with the Seddon and Awatere communities. The contract for the construction of the ... More >>

Dry Weather Leads to Marlborough Water-Take Restrictions

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 12:30 pm | Marlborough District Council

As the dry, hot weather continues, low flow in many of Marlborough’s streams and rivers has led to early irrigation restrictions for some users. As such, the Marlborough District Council reminds consent holders to comply with their water take consents ... More >>

Top of the South Tackles Mediterranean Fanworm

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 11:33 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council, in conjunction with the Top of the South Marine Biosecurity Partnership, will endeavor to check over 1,500 boats this summer to make sure they're not carrying marine pests. Some marinas are also being inspected in an effort to ... More >>

Blenheim not impacted by fire foam contamination

Friday, 15 December 2017, 3:23 pm | Marlborough District Council

Blenheim town water supply not impacted by fire foam contamination Marlborough District Council Maintenance and Operations Engineer Stephen Rooney says four samples taken last Thursday (7 December) from four of Blenheim’s water supply bores that supply ... More >>

Biosecurity Sniffer Dogs Help Marlborough Farmers

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 9:09 am | Marlborough District Council

Farmers affected by the Kaikoura earthquake and struggling with biosecurity issues like Nassella tussock (NT), wilding pines and Chilean Needle Grass (CNG) will soon receive support from some unlikely sources. More >>

Hearings Begin on Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 10:57 am | Marlborough District Council

The hearing of submissions on the Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan (MEP) will begin this month. More >>

Join the Hunt for Chilean Needle Grass

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 10:45 am | Marlborough District Council

This is the time of the year when Chilean Needle Grass becomes easier to spot and the hunt is on by Council’s Biosecurity team. More >>

Plague skinks found near Picton

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 4:01 pm | Marlborough District Council

Thanks to a sharp-eyed resident, a plague skink (also known as rainbow skink) was captured in Waikawa near Picton in early October. A second skink was subsequently caught at the same location during an investigation by Marlborough District Council, ... More >>

Picton Just a Step Away From Getting Its Own Weather Station

Friday, 3 November 2017, 12:52 pm | Marlborough District Council

Picton is a step away from getting its own weather station, subject only to confirmation that a television channel would include the town on its weather maps. More >>

 

 

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