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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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