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Cyclone Gita – Marlborough Civil Defence Update No. 3

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 6:22 pm | Marlborough District Council

Cyclone Gita – Marlborough Civil Defence Update No. 3 5.30pm 20 February 2018 Marlborough’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Blenheim is continuing to monitor cyclone Gita’s impacts. There has been steady rainfall all day in most parts of ... More >>

Cyclone Gita – Marlborough Civil Defence Update 12.20 pm

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 12:28 pm | Marlborough District Council

Cyclone Gita – Marlborough Civil Defence Update No.2 12.20 pm 20 February 2018 Marlborough’s Emergency Operations Centre in Blenheim is monitoring the cyclone Gita impacts. All Marlborough’s Civil Defence agencies met this morning and the ... More >>

Cyclone Gita: advice from Marlborough Civil Defence

Monday, 19 February 2018, 1:38 pm | Marlborough District Council

Cyclone Gita is expected to bring a period of severe weather to many parts of New Zealand, including Marlborough. More >>

Mayor urges support for Pacific neighbours

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 4:19 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett is encouraging residents to dig deep for Tonga after the devastation caused by tropical cyclone Gita. More >>

Report considers effects of anchors and moorings on seabed

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 11:44 am | Marlborough District Council

The Marlborough District Council has joined forces with the Cawthron Institute in an effort to better understand the environmental effects of moorings on different types of marine habitat in the Marlborough Sounds. More >>

Seddon water treatment plant construction starts

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 10:11 am | Marlborough District Council

Seddon water treatment plant construction starts The New Year has seen work start at the new Seddon water treatment plant, after years of consultation and discussion with the Seddon and Awatere communities. The contract for the construction of the ... More >>

Dry Weather Leads to Marlborough Water-Take Restrictions

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 12:30 pm | Marlborough District Council

As the dry, hot weather continues, low flow in many of Marlborough’s streams and rivers has led to early irrigation restrictions for some users. As such, the Marlborough District Council reminds consent holders to comply with their water take consents ... More >>

Top of the South Tackles Mediterranean Fanworm

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 11:33 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council, in conjunction with the Top of the South Marine Biosecurity Partnership, will endeavor to check over 1,500 boats this summer to make sure they're not carrying marine pests. Some marinas are also being inspected in an effort to ... More >>

Blenheim not impacted by fire foam contamination

Friday, 15 December 2017, 3:23 pm | Marlborough District Council

Blenheim town water supply not impacted by fire foam contamination Marlborough District Council Maintenance and Operations Engineer Stephen Rooney says four samples taken last Thursday (7 December) from four of Blenheim’s water supply bores that supply ... More >>

Biosecurity Sniffer Dogs Help Marlborough Farmers

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 9:09 am | Marlborough District Council

Farmers affected by the Kaikoura earthquake and struggling with biosecurity issues like Nassella tussock (NT), wilding pines and Chilean Needle Grass (CNG) will soon receive support from some unlikely sources. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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