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Renwick residents urged to conserve water

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 11:57 am | Marlborough District Council

Council’s Operations and Maintenance Engineer Stephen Rooney says with a period of hot weather predicted and no rain forecast, locals are encouraged to begin conserving water now. More >>

Renwick recycling part of wider waste management discussions

Thursday, 9 January 2020, 12:10 pm | Marlborough District Council

Renwick’s recycling options will be discussed at the next Assets and Services Committee meeting on 30 January, while the town’s longer term waste management options will also be considered at the Annual Plan budget discussion on 27 February. More >>

East Coast protection bylaw process underway

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 2:09 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council is beginning the process to consult the public on a bylaw protecting the coastline around Cape Campbell, between the Waima/Ure and Awatere river mouths. More >>

Draft Te Tauihu Intergenerational Strategy released

Monday, 23 December 2019, 6:35 pm | Marlborough District Council

The draft Te Tauihu Intergenerational Strategy that looks at the long term wellbeing of the region’s people, economy and aenvironment has now been released for community feedback. The strategy was developed with funding from the Provincial Growth Fund, ... More >>

Emergency Wairau River bank repairs

Monday, 23 December 2019, 10:57 am | Marlborough District Council

Emergency works are underway on the Wairau River near Wratts Road in Blenheim after recent rainfall swelled the river, causing erosion to its southern bank. More >>

Removal of Foxs Island recycling service

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 8:31 am | Marlborough District Council

The rural community recycling container at Foxs Island in Renwick will be removed tomorrow, Thursday 19 December 2019 at 5.00 pm, following a spate of persistent illegal rubbish dumping. More >>

Council services over Christmas and New Year

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 8:35 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council’s Blenheim office is closed from 12.00 noon on Tuesday 24 December and reopens at 8.00 am on Monday 6 January 2020. However, if you see something that requires urgent attention over the holiday period, please call 03 ... More >>

Mayor welcomes Government support for Te Hoiere/Pelorus

Friday, 6 December 2019, 12:18 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett today welcomed an announcement by Conservation Minister Hon Eugenie Sage at Te Hora marae in Canvastown which will see Te Hoiere/Pelorus River catchment benefit from a share of central Government funding and support. More >>

Queen Charlotte Drive to reopen tonight

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4:36 pm | Marlborough District Council

Mahakipawa Road/Queen Charlotte Drive will OPEN at 6.00 pm tonight and CLOSE again from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm on Thursday 5 December. More >>

Responsible camping on Council’s radar

Friday, 29 November 2019, 9:46 am | Marlborough District Council

Extra Council rangers will be out and about over summer in an effort to spread the word about responsible camping in Marlborough. Earlier this year, the Council received Government funding of $183,610 for additional rangers to manage the high-season period, ... More >>

Resident satisfaction results maintained

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 1:12 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council’s latest independent survey of residents indicates that overall satisfaction remains high for most of its services. More >>

Ward Town Hall gets new lease of life

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 8:38 am | Marlborough District Council

Following the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake, the Ward Town Hall, which was built in 1912, sustained significant structural damage. More >>

Section of Muller Road closed on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 Dec

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 1:27 pm | Marlborough District Council

As part of the major stormwater network upgrade to the Town Branch Drain, which is currently underway in Redwood Street and Muller Road, services will be relocated next week to make space for new stormwater culverts. This work involves relaying ... More >>

Traffic disruptions to section of Redwood Street

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 12:25 pm | Marlborough District Council

Between now and Christmas people can expect delays from the Muller Road/Redwood Street intersection up to the Easthaven Place/Redwood Street intersection as Council carries out part of its stormwater network upgrade to the Town Branch Drain. This is a significant ... More >>

Deputy Mayor Nadine Taylor sworn in

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 2:12 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Sounds Ward Councillor Nadine Taylor is Marlborough’s new Deputy Mayor, and was sworn in today by Mayor John Leggett. More >>

Free waste skip in Tuamarina on 23 November

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 4:12 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Council is trialing amnesty skips across the region in an effort to reduce illegal dumping. More >>

Second high-tech marine survey of Marlborough Sounds

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 2:06 pm | Marlborough District Council

Detailed 3D images of the seabed in the Western Marlborough Sounds will be brought to the surface as a second high-tech marine survey gets underway in the region. More >>

Wellbeing and Prosperity Awards announced at EDNZ Conference

Monday, 4 November 2019, 3:10 pm | Marlborough District Council

Ten Kiwi organisations have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to the wellbeing and the prosperity of their communities. Economic Development New Zealand (EDNZ), a not-for-profit which champions organisations and individuals who stimulate ... More >>

Water conservation call for Renwick for next two weeks

Friday, 1 November 2019, 10:11 am | Marlborough District Council

The High Street water mains upgrade is continuing over the next two weeks in Renwick and means most residents may experience lower water pressure than normal. More >>

Mayor John Leggett announces Council line up

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 4:13 pm | Marlborough District Council

Re-elected Marlborough Mayor John Leggett has chosen Marlborough Sounds Ward Councillor, Nadine Taylor, as his deputy mayor. More >>



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