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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 >>

Marlborough’s economy remains in good health

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 2:30 pm | Marlborough District Council

Despite suggestions in 2018 that the New Zealand economy would take a hit, Marlborough’s economy remained in good health, according to the latest quarterly economic data recently released by Infometrics. More >>

Blenheim’s water provided to vineyards

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 4:43 pm | Marlborough District Council

Some vineyards are now receiving tankered water from the Blenheim supply, Council’s Operations and Maintenance Engineer Stephen Rooney says. “Council has given permission for water to be taken from specific hydrants, and vineyards are charged for the water ... More >>

Council adopts annual plan for consultation

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 11:50 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has adopted its budget for the 2019-20 Annual Plan. This budget, maintains the direction, priorities and levels of service of its 2018-28 Long Term Plan. The budget was adopted for public consultation at this morning’s ... More >>

Need for Picton and Renwick to conserve water remains

Monday, 25 February 2019, 3:54 pm | Marlborough District Council

Council’s Operations and Maintenance Engineer Stephen Rooney says that while the weekend’s cool, wet weather brought some welcome relief, continued vigilance is necessary. More >>

Council looks to Community to consider labor needs

Friday, 22 February 2019, 9:34 am | Marlborough District Council

Council teams up with industry and community to consider Marlborough’s labour needs More >>

Tracks closed at Victoria Domain in Picton

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 12:21 pm | Marlborough District Council

The hot, dry summer has forced the closure of Picton’s Victoria Domain upper tracks. The Tirohanga Track is also closed. More >>

Renwick asked to keep saving water

Monday, 18 February 2019, 2:31 pm | Marlborough District Council

Renwick’s conservation-minded residents have made significant water savings in the last 10 days, achieving a reduction in peak demand of 25%. More >>

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 >>

   

 

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