Marlborough District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Work Underway to Resolve Algal Outbreak in Seddon's Water

Friday, 28 July 2017, 10:29 am | Marlborough District Council

Work is underway to try and resolve the algal outbreak in Seddon’s water supply. More >>

Wheelie bins – capacity and cost

Monday, 24 July 2017, 1:32 pm | Marlborough District Council

A survey of existing kerbside collection customers has indicated that the majority of respondents are happy with the current capacity provided by the bag and crate system. More >>

Blenheim landfill a part in stopping oyster parasite

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 2:15 pm | Marlborough District Council

The first load of oysters culled from Marlborough Sounds oyster farms to control the parasite Bonamia ostreae is expected to be buried at the Blenheim Bluegums landfill later today. More >>

New community hall to revive the heart and soul of Seddon

Monday, 10 July 2017, 3:50 pm | Marlborough District Council

Seddon has news to lift its spirits - the concept plan for the long-awaited Awatere Community Hall has been finalised and the project has been brought forward with a tender for construction out this summer. More >>

Council sets good example preparing tenants for emergencies

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 2:24 pm | Marlborough District Council

In the wake of the Kaikoura earthquakes, the Marlborough District Council has gone to extra lengths to make sure that its tenants are prepared for another emergency. More >>

Don't take shellfish or swim at Picton Foreshore

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 7:03 pm | Marlborough District Council

Late yesterday, Marlborough District Council was made aware of a sewer overflow from the town’s sewerage system into the Waitohi Stream and Picton harbour. More >>

Mayor welcomes destination marketing report

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 3:39 pm | Marlborough District Council

Mayor John Leggett has welcomed the recommendations of a destination marketing review prepared for the Council. More >>

Marlborough Lines Stadium 2000 pools to re-open 6am Wed

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 7:16 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Aquatic Centre has received the all-clear to open after five days of closure. More >>

Marlborough Lines Stadium 2000 Aquatic Centre closed down

Friday, 23 June 2017, 9:44 am | Marlborough District Council

The Stadium Trust was advised by Nelson-Marlborough Public Health Service, indicating a possible link to the pools following recently reported Cryptosporidium cases in Marlborough. More >>

Latest stage completed in the Renwick-to-river cycle track

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 12:53 pm | Marlborough District Council

The latest addition to the district’s cycle network is a path which will give cyclists access to the Wairau River reserve and the Conders Bend mountain bike park at the edge of Renwick. More >>

Answer found for road safety issue at Waikawa Bay

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:00 am | Marlborough District Council

A longstanding request from the families of children attending Waikawa Bay School is to be answered with the formation of safer roadside space along Waikawa Road. More >>

Council looking at options for special needs toilets

Monday, 19 June 2017, 2:24 pm | Marlborough District Council

Council staff are examining what would be required to provide specialised toilet and changing facilities within Blenheim’s CBD. More >>

Waiharakeke Gateway project; new entranceway coming for SH1

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 4:43 pm | Marlborough District Council

The designs for new state highway entranceways to Blenheim will feature river rocks and flax, reflecting the natural features of the region. More >>

Council holds the line on spending - increase in rates

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:57 am | Marlborough District Council

The Marlborough District Council has taken a tough line on its budgets for the year ahead, rejecting or deferring many of the requests for new spending and holding the increase in the overall rates-take to 2.48%. More >>

Government purchase of motel for emergency accommodation

Monday, 12 June 2017, 1:12 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Ministry of Social Development has advised Marlborough District Council that the Ministry is considering the purchase of the Brydan Accommodation on Rose Street for emergency housing, and that obtaining resource consent from Council is an important ... More >>

Shelter for bus travellers on the way

Friday, 9 June 2017, 4:05 pm | Marlborough District Council

The reinforced glass bus shelter is being built next to the northern end of the railway platform where the buses pull in and out via Dillon’s Point Road. More >>

Sawdust stockpiles to be moved

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 1:09 pm | Marlborough District Council

A section of land alongside the upper Taylor River is being temporarily fenced off by Marlborough District Council so contractors can remove old sawdust stockpiles. More >>

Council purchases old Marlborough Club site

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 11:17 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has purchased the old Marlborough Club building at 6 Russell Terrace and will look for a private sector tenant to bring a new use to the building. More >>

Bluegums landfill gets improved buffer

Friday, 2 June 2017, 12:00 pm | Marlborough District Council

An expanded buffer area between the Blenheim landfill and residential property is being put in place in Taylor Pass Road. More >>

Parking meter vandalism will cost ratepayers

Friday, 2 June 2017, 11:43 am | Marlborough District Council

The cost to ratepayers of a trail of damage by vandals to parking meters in the Blenheim CBD will run into hundreds of dollars to repair. More >>



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