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Nominations open for local government elections

Friday, 19 July 2019, 8:40 am | Marlborough District Council

Candidate nominations for this year’s local government elections are now open and those who are keen to get involved, and help shape Marlborough’s future, are encouraged to stand. More >>

Wheels in motion for Picton bus service trial

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 4:24 pm | Marlborough District Council

An 18 month bus service trial between Blenheim and Picton has been given the green light and will begin operating on Tuesday 6 August 2019. More >>

Council stumps up to save trees

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 3:05 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council’s Assets and Services Committee has this afternoon agreed in principle to fund the difference required to save 70 oak trees along Dog Point Road, near Renwick. More >>

Marlborough wins Local Government NZ Conference 2020

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 12:43 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council and Destination Marlborough are very pleased to announce that the Local Government New Zealand Conference will be held in Marlborough in July 2020. Business Events Marlborough*, in partnership with the Council, led the regional ... More >>

Shared water meter system for some properties

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 2:35 pm | Marlborough District Council

Council this morning agreed to move away from installing water meters on all Renwick and Havelock properties, unless the property owner is being disadvantaged. More >>

Council adopts annual plan

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 11:18 am | Marlborough District Council

Council met today and adopted its annual plan 2019-2020, setting the rates for the coming financial year, which come into effect this Monday 1 July. More >>

Whale Trail funding announced

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 10:27 am | Marlborough District Council

A new cycle and walking trail stretching 200 kilometres from Picton to Kaikōura has a new name and government funding. More >>

Ambitious ideas sought for the Te Tauihu strategy

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 4:05 pm | Marlborough District Council

A series of community conversations called Te Tauihu Talks will be held across Marlborough, Nelson and Tasman throughout July and August to feed into the development of the Te Tauihu Intergenerational Strategy. More >>

Study on Picton’s air quality set to begin

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 9:59 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council, in conjunction with NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research) is set to begin a year-long study into Picton’s air quality. More >>

Marlborough congratulates Craig Harper

Sunday, 23 June 2019, 11:48 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough congratulates Craig Harper Mayor John Leggett has congratulated Blenheim local Craig Harper on his achievement, cycling across 12 US states, covering 4,828km, in 10 days. “Craig’s achievement is nothing short of incredible. Everyone in ... More >>

Community Awards recognise Marlborough volunteers

Friday, 21 June 2019, 9:05 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough’s inaugural Volunteer Community Awards were held in Council Chambers last night, coinciding with National Volunteer Week. More >>

Changes to Blenheim’s bus timetable from Monday 1 July

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 9:03 am | Marlborough District Council

Changes to Blenheim’s bus timetable will come into force on Monday 1 July 2019 in an effort to ensure the service runs on time. More >>

Council brings consistency and cost savings to CBD parking

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 3:31 pm | Marlborough District Council

Council’s Assets and Services Committee today agreed, subject to full Council approval, to a trio of changes relating to parking in central Blenheim as it gears up to move to the new Pay by Plate parking meters, on Monday 24 June. More >>

Council decisions on Annual Plan submissions

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 2:28 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has confirmed its funding priorities for the 2019-2020 Annual Plan, after considering 118 submissions from the public. More >>

Have your say on Council services

Saturday, 8 June 2019, 1:39 pm | Marlborough District Council

Each year Marlborough District Council surveys residents to find out their level of satisfaction with its services. The 2019 survey begins this Monday and will continue until late July. More >>

Picton Library and Service Centre takes out award

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 10:55 am | Marlborough District Council

Picton’s Library and Service Centre - Waitohi Whare Mātauranga, has taken out top honours in the Public Architecture section at this year’s Top of the South New Zealand Institute of Architects Incorporated (NZAI) Local Awards. More >>

AA Positive rating for Council’s financial management

Friday, 31 May 2019, 2:00 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council’s strong financial management has been confirmed by rating agency S&P Global Ratings, with Council retaining its “AA Positive” long term credit rating. More >>

Earthquake strengthening at Stadium 2000 done and dusted

Friday, 31 May 2019, 8:57 am | Marlborough District Council

Work to upgrade Blenheim's Marlborough Lines Stadium 2000 is now complete, with the facility back up and running at full capacity. More >>

One step closer to metered water for Renwick and Havelock

Monday, 27 May 2019, 2:15 pm | Marlborough District Council

Havelock and Renwick residents are one step closer to a metered water regime with Council awarding the contract for the meter box installation to Fulton Hogan. More >>

Annual Plan hearings set down for next week

Monday, 27 May 2019, 9:34 am | Marlborough District Council

A total of 118 submissions were received on the Council’s 2019-20 Annual Plan, covering a wide variety of issues. Three-quarters of those, or 86 submitters, have indicated they would like to speak at hearings with the Mayor and Councillors, which ... More >>



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