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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 >>

Marlborough District Council’s Annual Report 2016-17

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 10:33 am | Marlborough District Council

Despite a major earthquake Marlborough District Council has come through the last 12 months in strong financial shape, its double AA credit rating secure. More >>

Stage 2 of Taylor River Improvement Project

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 11:46 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council’s Environment Committee has agreed in principle to fund $209,600 over four years to enable stage two of the Taylor River Improvement Project, matching a government grant. More >>

Mayor Welcomes Picton to Kaikoura Trail Report

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 9:49 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council commissioned the report from TRC Tourism Ltd, following a public awareness campaign led by the Coastal Pacific Trail Working Group. More >>

Strong Value Increases Across Marlborough in Past 3 Years

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 8:57 am | Marlborough District Council

The Marlborough District Rating Revaluation for 2017 is now confirmed and property owners will soon receive a 2017 Notice of Rating Valuation with an updated rating value for their property. More >>

Whitebait Fishers Advised To Wash Catch From Opaoa River

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 9:36 am | Marlborough District Council

With the whitebait season now open, Marlborough District Council is advising people fishing for the delicacy in the urban Opaoa (Opawa) River in Blenheim to thoroughly wash their catch in fresh water, due to raised E. coli levels in the river. More >>

Marlborough & Ningxia Sign Sister-Region Agreement

Monday, 11 September 2017, 9:10 am | Marlborough District Council

A formal agreement has been signed establishing a relationship between the leading wine producing regions of New Zealand and China. More >>

Marlborough and Ningxia sign sister-region agreement

Saturday, 9 September 2017, 2:04 pm | Marlborough District Council

A formal agreement has been signed establishing a relationship between the leading wine producing regions of New Zealand and China. Marlborough Mayor John Leggett has signed the ‘sister-region’ understanding with Xian Hui, Governor of Ningxia, ... More >>

Spring Creek Cycleway a finalist for national award

Friday, 8 September 2017, 2:20 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Spring Creek Cycleway is in the running for national recognition, up against big cycle projects from Auckland and Hamilton. More >>

Resident Satisfaction with Marlborough Council on the Rise

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 9:40 am | Marlborough District Council

Residents rate Marlborough District Council highly for the work it puts into emergency management and delivering drinking water, according to its annual Residents’ Satisfaction Survey. More >>

Oyster cull from Marlborough Sounds almost finished

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 3:40 pm | Marlborough District Council

The removal of oysters from the Marlborough Sounds to prevent the spread of the parasite Bonamia ostreae is nearing a close with 220 tonnes of material now dumped. More >>

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett to Visit Sister City Ningxia

Monday, 28 August 2017, 11:56 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett leaves for China at the end of the week to sign a formal sister-region agreement with China’s wine-growing region Ningxia. More >>

Marlborough’s Strong Economic Results

Monday, 28 August 2017, 9:22 am | Marlborough District Council

The latest Infometrics data on Marlborough indicates the district’s economy is humming, running ahead of the national picture. More >>

Marlborough: Jet ski registration requirement proposed

Friday, 11 August 2017, 3:56 pm | Marlborough District Council

Registration requirement proposed to improve jet ski safety record Jet skis will need to be registered before they’re used in Marlborough waters in a new measure proposed in the review of the local navigation safety bylaws. More >>

Government funds for two Marlborough water quality projects

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 5:10 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett has welcomed the government recognition of a Council-led project to restore the health of the town’s Taylor River. A government grant of $261,950, spread over five years, to go toward the Taylor River Catchment Improvement ... More >>

Public Meeting on Proposed Pyrolysis Plant at Bluegums

Friday, 4 August 2017, 11:59 am | Marlborough District Council

A public meeting has been organised so that Taylor Pass residents can ask questions of the company wanting to set up a new pyrolysis plant near their neighbourhood. More >>

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 >>



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