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One Stop-shop Website Launched For Marlborough NZ

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 2:51 pm | Marlborough District Council

A new website designed for people who want to live, work, or play in Marlborough New Zealand has just been launched. The revamped regional website - – is a collaborative effort between Marlborough District Council and Destination ... More >>

Time Running Out For Freshwater Feedback

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 10:05 am | Marlborough District Council

There’s just over a week left to have your say on what you want for the long-term future of rivers, streams and wetlands in Marlborough. This is the second of three public consultations being run by Council to help draft changes to the Marlborough ... More >>

Step Forward For Marlborough’s Welcoming Communities

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 11:19 am | Marlborough District Council

Building strong connections with newcomers is the aim of Marlborough’s Welcoming Communities programme. Mayor Nadine Taylor and Chief Executive Mark Wheeler with (from left) Rawiri Faulker, Turi Hippolite, Corey Hebberd and Matilde Tayawa Figuracion. ... More >>

Let’s Get It Sorted: Wheelie Bins Coming

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 12:19 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough’s new kerbside collection service, which has been expanded to include Grovetown, Havelock, Rarangi, Rai Valley, Renwick, Seddon Spring Creek and Tua Marina, will switch from rubbish bags to wheelie bins from 1 July next year. Two wheelie ... More >>

Victoria Domain Closed Briefly For Snout Track Upgrade

Monday, 20 November 2023, 9:29 am | Marlborough District Council

Picton’s popular Victoria Domain will close for two days early next week – 27 and 28 November – to allow helicopter access as works to upgrade the Snout Track get underway. Council Parks and Open Spaces Officer Kiri Whiteman said Marlborough ... More >>

VR Videos Delve Into Marlborough’s Wine And Aerospace Industries

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 12:59 pm | Marlborough District Council

Two captivating virtual reality (VR) 360° videos have been launched by Council, showcasing the wealth of opportunities on offer in Marlborough’s wine and aerospace industries. The videos are part of the ongoing #weloveithere campaign. They offer ... More >>

Final Countdown For Buildings

Monday, 13 November 2023, 9:13 am | Marlborough District Council

Demolition begins on two buildings in central Blenheim this week. The Council-owned Millennium Art Gallery building on the corner of Seymour and Alfred Streets, and the former Marlborough Clubs’ building at 6 Russell Terrace are both due to come ... More >>

Keen Response To Freshwater Sessions

Friday, 10 November 2023, 11:03 am | Marlborough District Council

There was a steady flow of questions for the Marlborough District Council freshwater team at the A&P Show and first community drop-in session at Ward. As part of the Government’s 2020 Essential Freshwater Package, Council is seeking more ... More >>

Don Binney - Flight Path Book Launch And Talk - Marlborough Art Gallery

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 6:44 pm | Marlborough District Council

A free public art and book event celebrating the life and work of one of New Zealand’s iconic artists takes place at 2pm on Saturday 18 November in the Te Kahu o Waipuna atrium, 15 High Street, Blenheim. Marlborough Art Gallery and library is hosting ... More >>

Queen Charlotte Track Shared Pathway Summer Trial

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 3:57 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Queen Charlotte Track is embarking on a trial this summer aimed at creating an inclusive year-round experience for walkers and riders . The trial, undertaken by Marlborough District Council and the Department of Conservation (DOC) with the ... More >>

New Harakeke Hubs To Connect The Community

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 9:55 am | Marlborough District Council

Young and old are invited to join together for the launch of the Harakeke Hubs concept in Marlborough next week. Council’s Community Partnerships Support Natalie Lawler says the new Harakeke Hubs are all about community connectedness – getting out, ... More >>

Fourteen Projects Receive Working For Nature/Mahi Mō Te Taiao Funds

Friday, 3 November 2023, 3:34 pm | Marlborough District Council

Projects spanning habitat restoration, protection and environmental advocacy have benefited from the latest round of Council’s Working for Nature/Mahi mō te Taiao grant scheme. The recipients were confirmed at yesterday’s full council meeting ... More >>

Blenheim High Street Closure From This Sunday

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 11:23 am | Marlborough District Council

Urgent work to upgrade the High Street pedestrian crossing in central Blenheim next to The Forum and bandstand will get underway from this Sunday 5 November. Pavers have become loose and a new surface needs to be installed. The works require a small ... More >>

Online Applications Now Open For Marlborough Youth Civic Awards

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 10:52 am | Marlborough District Council

Do you know a young person doing wonderful voluntary work in the Marlborough community? If so, now is the time to nominate them for the biennial Marlborough Youth Civic awards being hosted in December. The awards were started by the Marlborough Youth ... More >>

Natural Aquifer Recharge Rates Focus Of Wairau River Research

Tuesday, 31 October 2023, 1:50 pm | Marlborough District Council

A better understanding of how braided rivers such as the Wairau interact with groundwater systems is the focus of the Gravel Bed Rivers (GBR) National Research Project, now in its fourth year. Findings from this ongoing work were presented to Council’s ... More >>

Kenepuru Road Restrictions Change

Tuesday, 31 October 2023, 10:54 am | Marlborough District Council

Vehicle weight and length restrictions on Kenepuru Road to the Heads have increased for residents’ vehicles. The new limits will mean residents’ vehicles up to 12.6m in length, and six tonnes in weight will be able to travel on Kenepuru Road and the ... More >>

East Coast Beach Vehicle Bylaw Reminder

Friday, 27 October 2023, 3:18 pm | Marlborough District Council

With summer approaching, it’s timely to remind the public about changes on Marlborough’s East Coast, including Marfells and Ward beaches. The East Coast Beach Vehicle Bylaw came into effect on 1 July and places rules on vehicle use along the coastline from ... More >>

River Health Report

Wednesday, 25 October 2023, 10:47 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough rivers are in good health when compared to others around New Zealand. Environmental Scientist Steffi Henkel told October’s Environment and Planning committee meeting that good water quality was a cornerstone of a thriving region. “Rivers ... More >>

Council Services On Marlborough Anniversary Day

Tuesday, 24 October 2023, 11:12 am | Marlborough District Council

Council’s Blenheim office will be closed from 4.30pm on Friday 27 October until 8.30am on Tuesday 31 October. Opening times for the waste sorting centre, transfer stations, re-use centre, resource recovery centre and e-waste on Marlborough Anniversary, ... More >>

Marlborough Sounds Future Access Study Wins National Award

Friday, 20 October 2023, 10:56 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council’s Marlborough Sounds Future Access Study has won the Community Engagement category in the 2023 EMPA New Zealand Awards for Excellence in Emergency Communication. The award was presented at the Emergency Media and Public ... More >>





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