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Marlborough Mayor welcomes blue mussel funding

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 8:57 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett says Marlborough’s first grant from the Provincial Growth Fund has been won through good working partnerships developed within the aquaculture sector and fostered by Council. More >>

Minister inspects Marlborough’s waste disposal

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 3:13 pm | Marlborough District Council

The minister toured the resource recovery centre on Friday last week and got a close-up view of how Marlborough deals with its waste. More >>

Public invited to hear latest earthquake science findings

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 3:39 pm | Marlborough District Council

Scientists have declared the 2016 Kaikoura-Hurunui earthquake sequence one of the most complex in history, with more than 20 different faults shifting. More >>

Marlborough Youth Council goes live on Instagram

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 11:32 am | Marlborough District Council

In a first for the Council, the Marlborough Youth Council has launched its own Instagram account, designed to keep Marlborough’s young people in the loop. More >>

Queen Charlotte Drive repairs to start tomorrow

Sunday, 29 July 2018, 6:22 pm | Marlborough District Council

Queen Charlotte Drive repairs to start tomorrow Marlborough Roads is starting work on repairing Queen Charlotte Drive from Monday July 30 2018, and there may be delays for people travelling along this road. The road was heavily damaged in recent storms ... More >>

Walkability map released for Blenheim

Friday, 27 July 2018, 10:25 am | Marlborough District Council

A 'walkability map' of Blenheim has been published to show the best routes into the CBD for those on foot, in wheelchairs and on mobility scooters. More >>

Last whistle for dog registration

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 3:48 pm | Marlborough District Council

All dogs over the age of three months must be registered - and the final date for paying your dog registration without a penalty is Tuesday 31 July 2018. More >>

Council to consider changes to parking meters

Monday, 23 July 2018, 4:01 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council is considering moving to a parking system using vehicle plate numbers for Blenheim’s central business district. More >>

Weather warning for Marlborough Sounds’ residents

Friday, 20 July 2018, 5:19 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Roads advises there is heavy rain and strong winds forecast in some parts of Marlborough over the weekend. More >>

Marlborough: Committee adopts pest plan recommendations

Friday, 20 July 2018, 1:06 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Environment Committee adopted the recommendations of the Regional Pest Management Plan (RPMP) hearings panel to make a new RPMP for Marlborough yesterday. The recommendations go to the full Council for adoption at their 9 August meeting. More >>

Marlborough district is waterlogged

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 11:41 am | Marlborough District Council

While the sun is shining today Marlborough is waterlogged, with soils holding more water than is usual for this time of year, making ponding and surface flooding slow to disappear. More >>

Taylor river sewage leak identified

Monday, 16 July 2018, 2:54 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council staff have identified what they think is the main source of sewage contaminating the Taylor river by Riverside Park. More >>

Litter survey results: could do better

Monday, 16 July 2018, 10:40 am | Marlborough District Council

How tidy our district is depends on the behaviour of people living here as well as the level of services provided, Marlborough District Council’s solid waste manager Alec McNeil says. More >>

Blenheim water supply bores given another all clear

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 10:47 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council is pleased the latest test results show there is no PFAS in Blenheim’s town water supply bores. More >>

Bayleys gets on board the Blenheim bus

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 4:56 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has agreed an extended sponsorship deal with Bayleys Marlborough Ltd., renewing its support for the Blenheim bus service. More >>

Go plastic-free this July

Friday, 29 June 2018, 11:50 am | Marlborough District Council

How much single-use plastic do you think you could reduce from your everyday purchasing? Plastic Free July is a new approach to try and reduce our reliance on it. More >>

2019 Black Hawk National Dog Show comes to Marlborough

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 12:31 pm | Marlborough District Council

Dogs New Zealand is delighted to announce that the 2019 Black Hawk National Dog Show will be held in Blenheim. President of Dogs New Zealand (Dogs NZ), Mr. Nigel Trainor said: “The National Dog Show is our premier event and is held on an annual basis. ... More >>

Urban development report helps prepare for future growth

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 12:14 pm | Marlborough District Council

In a first for Marlborough, the Council has released its National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity quarterly monitoring report. The report measures housing and business development market indicators for the quarter October to December 2017 ... More >>

Council reduces rates impact with Long Term Plan decisions

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 9:20 am | Marlborough District Council

After considering 305 written submissions and hearing 30 hours of verbal presentations from over 100 members of the community, Marlborough District Councillors yesterday agreed their Long Term Plan ten-year budget priorities, which will be ratified at ... More >>

Myrtle rust discovered in Havelock

Friday, 1 June 2018, 8:59 am | Marlborough District Council

Plants infected with myrtle rust have been found in Havelock and Renwick, Marlborough. This follows it being found for the first time in the South Island in Tasman District in April. More >>

 

 

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