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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 >>

Public invited to hear latest earthquake science findings

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 3:39 pm | Marlborough District Council

Scientists have declared the 2016 Kaikoura-Hurunui earthquake sequence one of the most complex in history, with more than 20 different faults shifting. More >>

Marlborough Youth Council goes live on Instagram

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 11:32 am | Marlborough District Council

In a first for the Council, the Marlborough Youth Council has launched its own Instagram account, designed to keep Marlborough’s young people in the loop. More >>

Queen Charlotte Drive repairs to start tomorrow

Sunday, 29 July 2018, 6:22 pm | Marlborough District Council

Queen Charlotte Drive repairs to start tomorrow Marlborough Roads is starting work on repairing Queen Charlotte Drive from Monday July 30 2018, and there may be delays for people travelling along this road. The road was heavily damaged in recent storms ... More >>

Walkability map released for Blenheim

Friday, 27 July 2018, 10:25 am | Marlborough District Council

A 'walkability map' of Blenheim has been published to show the best routes into the CBD for those on foot, in wheelchairs and on mobility scooters. More >>

Last whistle for dog registration

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 3:48 pm | Marlborough District Council

All dogs over the age of three months must be registered - and the final date for paying your dog registration without a penalty is Tuesday 31 July 2018. More >>

Council to consider changes to parking meters

Monday, 23 July 2018, 4:01 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council is considering moving to a parking system using vehicle plate numbers for Blenheim’s central business district. More >>

Weather warning for Marlborough Sounds’ residents

Friday, 20 July 2018, 5:19 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Roads advises there is heavy rain and strong winds forecast in some parts of Marlborough over the weekend. More >>

Marlborough: Committee adopts pest plan recommendations

Friday, 20 July 2018, 1:06 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Environment Committee adopted the recommendations of the Regional Pest Management Plan (RPMP) hearings panel to make a new RPMP for Marlborough yesterday. The recommendations go to the full Council for adoption at their 9 August meeting. More >>

Marlborough district is waterlogged

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 11:41 am | Marlborough District Council

While the sun is shining today Marlborough is waterlogged, with soils holding more water than is usual for this time of year, making ponding and surface flooding slow to disappear. More >>

 

 

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