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Construction to start on Renwick reservoir

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 2:44 pm | Marlborough District Council

Construction of Renwick’s new water reservoir will begin soon, with Fulton Hogan awarded the tender for the work. More >>

Water sprinkler restrictions now required in Picton

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 12:51 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has begun water restrictions in Picton as the spate of hot, dry weather continues. Low water levels in the Essons Valley Dam and a high demand for water means all households on the Picton water supply must now adhere ... More >>

Renwick residents urged to conserve water

Monday, 4 February 2019, 12:26 pm | Marlborough District Council

Council’s Operations and Maintenance Engineer Stephen Rooney says the well level at the Renwick water supply bores continues to fall. More >>

Council calls for water conservation as temperatures climb

Monday, 28 January 2019, 10:21 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough residents are encouraged to be mindful of their water use during the spate of hot, dry weather forecast for this week. More >>

Restrictions expected soon for river irrigation users

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 4:39 pm | Marlborough District Council

Restrictions are looming for irrigators on several Marlborough rivers as flows drop in response to the warm summer weather. All Marlborough’s rivers have minimum flow levels at which consent holders are required to shut them off. Several rivers are ... More >>

Waste sorting centre reopens

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 5:01 pm | Marlborough District Council

Blenheim’s Waste Sorting Centre is open again to receive waste from the public. The waste is recorded using weighbridges and an onsite manual system, so members of the public need to be patient with the attendants. Commercial waste delivered ... More >>

Waste sorting centre reopening on Wednesday

Monday, 14 January 2019, 4:23 pm | Marlborough District Council

The fire at Blenheim’s Waste Sorting Centre was extinguished by Fire and Emergency NZ this morning. The clean-up is continuing. Marlborough District Council Solid Waste Manager Alec McNeil says it’s likely the sorting centre will remain closed until ... More >>

Fire closes Blenheim’s waste sorting centre

Monday, 14 January 2019, 10:38 am | Marlborough District Council

A fire inside Blenheim’s Waste Sorting Centre was attended to by Fire and Emergency NZ this morning, and is under control. More >>

Mayor welcomes Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre funding

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 9:49 am | Marlborough District Council

“This funding for feasibility work is welcome and could take Omaka, Marlborough’s number one visitor attraction, to the next level. More >>

Marlborough Airport – tell us what you think

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:53 am | Marlborough District Council

In a bid to identify areas for improvement since the completion of the new terminal, an online survey is underway covering a range of topics including airport parking, security, baggage and the terminal building. More >>

Mayor welcomes colleges’ decision

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9:10 am | Marlborough District Council

Mayor John Leggett has welcomed the announcement from the Ministry of Education that work to co-locate the Marlborough Girls’ and Boys’ Colleges will begin early next year. More >>

Marlborough District Council joins dung beetle push

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 8:40 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council is encouraging landowners, stock farmers and even viticulturists to purchase dung beetles, the humble critters that dramatically improve soil fertility and water quality by tunneling through soil and burying livestock dung. More >>

Marlborough mayor welcomes Coastal Pacific re-launch

Friday, 23 November 2018, 10:36 am | Marlborough District Council

The Kaikoura earthquake was a double whammy for Marlborough’s East Coast, which was hit hard by the Seddon earthquake in 2013. Houses were damaged in both events. The 2016 quake also destroyed Ward’s water supply. Council was able to step in ... More >>

French Pass memorial to honour fallen soldiers

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 3:38 pm | Marlborough District Council

The French Pass community’s request for a permanent memorial to acknowledge those from their community who did not return from World War 1 and World War 2 has been approved by Council’s Assets and Services Committee. More >>

Picton wayfinding signs given the go ahead

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 3:22 pm | Marlborough District Council

Picton is a step closer to the installation of a series of signs that provide information about the town to visitors and locals. More >>

Two years’ progress since the Kaikoura earthquake

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 9:07 am | Marlborough District Council

Today marks two years since the 7.8 magnitude Kaikoura earthquake that dramatically changed the landscape and disrupted the lives of so many. More >>

No replacement for Council vacancy

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 10:47 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council today decided not to replace Councillor Laressa Shenfield, who resigned on 17 October to relocate to Melbourne with her family. More >>

Annual report shows record investment

Friday, 26 October 2018, 2:33 pm | Marlborough District Council

Mayor John Leggett says it was a year of rebuilding, repairs and reinstatement as Marlborough comes out from under the shadow of the November 2016 earthquake. More >>

Councillor Laressa Shenfield resignation - Media statement

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 1:50 pm | Marlborough District Council

Blenheim ward Councillor Laressa Shenfield has officially resigned from Marlborough District Council, due to the relocation of her family to Melbourne. More >>

Marlborough: New bus service trials get green light

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 7:30 pm | Marlborough District Council

New bus service trials get green light Marlborough District Council’s Assets and Services Committee agreed in principle today to fund bus service trials, with a new Renwick to Blenheim return service, expanded Blenheim commuter routes and Blenheim ... More >>



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