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Awatere Community Memorial Hall gets revamp

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 4:09 pm | Marlborough District Council

Seddon’s Awatere Community Memorial Hall is set for a revamp so it can once again become a multi-use community hub, fit-for-purpose and available for all community groups. Having served the Awatere East Coast community well for nearly 40 years, ... More >>

Mayor welcomes LiDAR mapping funding

Friday, 17 May 2019, 11:37 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett has warmly welcomed the announcement by Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and the Provincial Development Unit on LiDAR mapping funding. Further details are here More >>

Speed limit bylaw review for Marlborough

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:28 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council will undertake a review of speed limits on local roads across the region in a two-stage process in 2019 and 2020, through its local roads asset management agency Marlborough Roads. More >>

Pest passenger a wakeup call for boaties

Monday, 13 May 2019, 9:53 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council’s Biosecurity Team, working with Marlborough Marinas, recently responded to the worst case of Mediterranean fanworm seen to date on a vessel in Marlborough. The yacht had recently sailed from Auckland and moored at Waikawa ... More >>

Forestry company failures result in prosecution

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 4:53 pm | Marlborough District Council

Forestry management company, Laurie Forestry Services Limited, has been convicted and fined $71,000 after their actions and practices led to significant sediment pollution in South East Bay of Pelorus Sound/Te Hoiere, in the Marlborough Sounds. More >>

Last call for Annual Plan submissions

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 9:13 am | Marlborough District Council

“There is less than a week until submissions close on the Council’s 2019-20 Annual Plan,” says Marlborough Mayor John Leggett. More >>

Pay by Plate parking comes to town

Monday, 29 April 2019, 12:03 pm | Marlborough District Council

It’s a case of out with the old, in with the new, as Blenheim’s CBD prepares to move to new Pay by Plate parking meters. More >>

Council welcomes funding for Smart Services

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 3:13 pm | Marlborough District Council

Government funding for the Marlborough District Council’s Smart Services project has been welcomed by Mayor John Leggett as a major step towards all of the region becoming more prosperous and sustainable under Council’s Smart+Connected framework. More >>

Innovative Intergenerational Regional Strategy Announced

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 3:06 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Government has announced support for the development of a new intergenerational Regional Growth Strategy for Marlborough, Nelson and Tasman. More >>

Anzac Day 2019

Monday, 15 April 2019, 4:18 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett will lead the dawn service in Seddon before joining the Renwick community to attend their morning service. Mayor Leggett will then open the Blenheim service at the war memorial clock tower at 11.00 am. More >>

Council flicks switch on solar power scheme

Monday, 15 April 2019, 3:08 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough ratepayers wanting to switch to solar power can now call on Council for assistance. More >>

Marlborough speaks as one on education reforms

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 9:04 am | Marlborough District Council

‘Marlborough Inc.’ has presented a single submission to the Government on its consultation on the proposed reform of vocational education. More >>

Have Your Say - Annual Plan adopted for consultation

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 10:11 am | Marlborough District Council

Submissions open tomorrow on Council’s 2019-20 Annual Plan, which explains Council’s work in the coming financial year, how much we expect to spend on our activities and services, and how it will be funded. Councillors adopted the Plan for public ... More >>

Blenheim’s ASB Theatre to host National Remembrance Service

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 9:54 am | Marlborough District Council

The National Remembrance Service for victims of the Christchurch terrorism attacks, to be held this Friday, will be livestreamed at the McLauchlan Family Auditorium in the ASB Theatre, 2 Hutcheson St, Blenheim. More >>

Vigil for Christchurch - Blenheim

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 10:38 am | Marlborough District Council

A multi-faith vigil for the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks will take place in Blenheim on Wednesday evening, 20 March. More >>

Message from Marlborough Mayor John Leggett

Friday, 15 March 2019, 4:36 pm | Marlborough District Council

“Everyone in Marlborough is thinking of our friends, family and work colleagues in Christchurch. This horrific incident has struck at the heart of the South Island and New Zealand, one of the world’s most peaceful nations. Thank you to the Police ... More >>

Slippery footpath pavers set to become more resistant

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 2:08 pm | Marlborough District Council

Council’s Assets and Services Committee today agreed, subject to Council approval in April, that Blenheim and Picton’s slippery-when-wet street pavers will soon be a thing of the past. More >>

Port Marlborough takes over truck park

Monday, 11 March 2019, 11:53 am | Marlborough District Council

On 1 April 2019, Port Marlborough will take over the operation of Picton’s Waitohi Domain truck park. More >>

Rain brings welcome relief for Marlborough

Friday, 8 March 2019, 11:46 am | Marlborough District Council

The rainfall across Marlborough has brought some welcome relief this morning. Over 30mm has fallen in Blenheim and Picton, and the Wairau and Awatere river catchments have received 10mm to 25mm. More rain is forecast today. More >>

Give Blenheim’s street trees a drink

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 4:16 pm | Marlborough District Council

As the dry, hot weather continues in Marlborough, our street trees are showing signs of feeling the effects. More >>



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