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Have Your Say On The Victoria Domain Reserves Management Plan

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 8:42 am | Marlborough District Council

The Victoria Domain Reserves in Waitohi/Picton and Waikawa provide a wide range of recreational activities and have significant natural, cultural and historic values. The Reserves offer ridgeline tracks for walkers and cyclists and a lower track that ... More >>

Final Call For Feedback On Local Road Speed Limits

Monday, 21 September 2020, 9:38 am | Marlborough District Council

There’s less than a week to go before submissions close on the local road speed limits bylaw review. Marlborough’s Local Road Speed Limits Bylaw Review identifies the top 10 per cent of local roads that would benefit most from speed limit changes. ... More >>

Have Your Say On Dogs In Marlborough

Friday, 18 September 2020, 9:05 am | Marlborough District Council

Now is the time to have your say on our region’s Dog Control Policy and Bylaw. Consultation on the Marlborough District Council Dog Control Policy and Bylaw begins today and will run for six weeks, closing at 5.00 pm on Monday 9 November. Animal ... More >>

Freedom Camping Review Hearings Wrap Up

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 12:14 pm | Marlborough District Council

More than 50 people have had their say during three days of hearings on Marlborough’s Freedom Camping Bylaw review. The hearings began on Monday afternoon and wrapped up yesterday. Freedom Camping Sub-Committee Chair Councillor David Oddie said it ... More >>

Free Parking In Blenheim And Picton Extended Until June 2021

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 12:11 pm | Marlborough District Council

Councillors have agreed to extend free parking in Blenheim and Picton until 30 June 2021. From 1 October the first hour of parking in both towns will be free. Mayor John Leggett, said the initiative, originally introduced in May, aims to encourage ... More >>

Battle Of Britain 80th Anniversary And Commemoration Service honouring New Zealand Airmen

Monday, 14 September 2020, 11:23 am | Marlborough District Council

A memorial service will be held at the Blenheim War Memorial clock tower at 11.00 am on Sunday, 20 September to mark the 80 years that have passed since the Battle of Britain. It was the RAF resistance to the Luftwaffe aerial bombing campaign of ... More >>

Welcome Boost To Wilding Pine Control

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 12:49 pm | Marlborough District Council

Mayor John Leggett has welcomed today’s news of $3.7 million funding to fight wilding pines in Marlborough, announced by Minister for Biosecurity Damien O’Connor and Minister for Civil Defence Peeni Henare. Control work for these invasive pests ... More >>

Dorien Vermaas Brings Innovation Experience To Economic Development Role

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 3:47 pm | Marlborough District Council

Dorien Vermaas has joined Marlborough District Council as its Economic Development Programmes Manager. Dorien comes to the council from roles in Wellington including working for its regional economic development agency, WellingtonNZ, as Team Leader ... More >>

Final Call For Feedback On Freedom Camping

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 10:13 am | Marlborough District Council

With only a few days to go before submissions close at 5.00 pm on Monday 7 September, now’s the time to share your views on freedom camping in our province. Marlborough’s Freedom Camping Bylaw was last reviewed in 2016 and was developed to provide a regional ... More >>

New Rules In Place To Restore Healthy Freshwater

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 8:20 am | Marlborough District Council

The Government has passed into law new regulations to restore and protect rivers, lakes, streams, aquifers and wetlands for future generations. The new National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020 (NPS-FM 2020), National Environmental Standards ... More >>

Work On Blenheim Sewer Upgrade In The Pipeline

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 9:20 am | Marlborough District Council

Work to upgrade the sewer network in the North of Blenheim is set to begin following the appointment of Schick Civil Construction to carry out the project. Council Assets and Services Manager, Richard Coningham, says the $13.7m project will provide for ... More >>

Local Road Speed Limits Bylaw Review Begins

Monday, 31 August 2020, 11:58 am | Marlborough District Council

A local road speed limits bylaw review that considers changing the speed limits on some of Marlborough’s roads is underway and Council wants your feedback. The Local Road Speed Limits Bylaw Review looks at the region’s top 10 per cent of local ... More >>

Winter Rainfall Update

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 2:11 pm | Marlborough District Council

With only a few days to go and not much rain forecast, August will fall short of normal rainfall totals, Marlborough District Council’s Environmental Scientist - Hydrology, Val Wadsworth told today’s Environment Committee. “Only two months ... More >>

Dog Control Policy And Bylaw Review Unleashed

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 11:49 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council’s Environment Committee today approved a review of the region’s Dog Control Policy and Bylaw. Councillors also approved the appointment of a Sub-Committee that will hear submissions on the review. The four councillors ... More >>

New Marlborough Environment Grant Scheme Launched

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 11:44 am | Marlborough District Council

A new environmental fund, Working for Nature/Mahi mō te Taiao, will soon be available to landowners, businesses and community organisations for restoring native ecosystems, protecting native habitat and planting stream banks. Councillor Gerald Hope, Deputy ... More >>

$65.8m Of Infrastructure Funding Since Lockdown Ended

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 11:55 am | Marlborough District Council

Today’s Assets and Services Committee received an update on the Council’s capital expenditure over the ten weeks since New Zealand moved to Alert Level 1 on 9 June. The Property and Community Facilities department issued 37 contracts involving 17 ... More >>

TEAM Recovery Work Programme Enters Second Phase

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 9:02 am | Marlborough District Council

The Economic Action Marlborough (TEAM) group was set up in April to identify and address the impacts of Covid-19 on Marlborough’s economy. TEAM brings together a range of representatives from across the public and private sectors and iwi in ... More >>

Marlborough district library and art gallery site blessed

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 2:52 pm | Marlborough District Council

At dawn this morning, Marlborough’s new district library and art gallery site was ceremonially blessed with the laying of a mauri stone by iwi representatives, to an appreciative group of over 50 guests. Speakers included Shane Graham (Ngāti ... More >>

Have Your Say On Freedom Camping In Marlborough

Friday, 7 August 2020, 8:17 am | Marlborough District Council

A review of Marlborough District Council’s Freedom Camping Bylaw is underway and Council wants your feedback on freedom camping in our province. Council adopted the required documentation at its meeting yesterday, signalling the beginning of a month-long ... More >>

Green Light For Library And Art Gallery

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 10:50 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough district councillors gave their approval today to begin construction of the new Marlborough District Library and Art Gallery in High Street, Blenheim. Mayor John Leggett said it was a great feeling to finally sign off the project. “A ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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