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40km speed limit extended to more schools around Marlborough

Friday, 26 May 2017, 12:11 pm | Marlborough District Council

New speed warning signs are being installed at seven more schools in Marlborough to reinforce the message to motorists to cut their speed near schools when children are on the road in big numbers. More >>

Richard McNamara appointed to expanded fire role

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:23 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough’s Principal Rural Fire Officer Richard (Mac) McNamara has been appointed Regional Manager Rural for Tasman, Marlborough-Kaikoura, the West Coast, North Canterbury, Christchurch and South Canterbury. This is a new role in Fire and Emergency New Zealand ... More >>

Picton and Waikawa sewerage upgrade gets underway

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 11:57 am | Marlborough District Council

A major investment in upgrading Picton and Waikawa’s infrastructure is continuing, with work beginning this week to reduce the amount of raw sewage being discharged into Picton Harbour during storms. More >>

Floodwatch alert lifted for Spring Creek and Grovetown

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 10:23 am | Marlborough District Council

A floodwatch alert for Spring Creek and Grovetown properties has ended following the completion of major repairs to surrounding stopbanks affected by the Kaikoura earthquake. More >>

Education is best way forward on stock droving

Monday, 15 May 2017, 10:31 am | Marlborough District Council

Councillors reviewing Council bylaws say there is no need for more regulation to manage stock movement on local roads but they would like to see more education for drivers so they know how to behave when encountering flocks of sheep or cattle being ... More >>

Havelock North drinking water enquiry

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 9:58 am | Marlborough District Council

Council chief executive Mark Wheeler says Marlborough District Council has invested heavily in its water supplies over recent years. More >>

Tell us what you think about Council’s spending plans

Friday, 5 May 2017, 3:50 pm | Marlborough District Council

There are still a few more days to ensure councillors hear your views on the Council’s spending plans for the coming year. More >>

Water treatment in the pipeline for Seddon

Friday, 5 May 2017, 12:53 pm | Marlborough District Council

Seddon residents are set to have a clean and safe drinking water supply from early next year. More >>

Water metering to be introduced to Renwick this summer

Friday, 28 April 2017, 11:39 am | Marlborough District Council

Water meters are a step closer for Renwick now that Council’s Assets and Services Committee has approved their installation and a tariff structure. More >>

Resolution reached on Murphy’s Creek impasse

Friday, 28 April 2017, 10:39 am | Marlborough District Council

After four years of meetings and discussions, residents living along Murphy’s Creek and Council have found a mutually satisfactory way to manage future stormwater flow into the creek. More >>

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 >>



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