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Sign Of The Times?

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 2:17 pm | Marlborough District Council

Someone’s liking for miniature road signs is an expensive habit funded by Marlborough’s ratepayers. Nine signs at a favourite Marlborough playground, the Oliver Park bike riding track, designed for children’s learning were removed recently leaving local ... More >>

128 Submissions Received On Long Term Plan

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 11:44 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council received 128 public submissions on its 2021-31 Long Term Plan (LTP) Consultation Document. The submission period closed on Monday 10 May. Mayor John Leggett warmly welcomed the public’s input. “It’s been a challenging ... More >>

Expect Delays At Battys Road/New Renwick Road Intersection Next Week

Friday, 7 May 2021, 9:04 am | Marlborough District Council

Motorists should plan for reduced speeds and a stop/go in operation at the Battys Road/New Renwick Road/Richardson Avenue intersection from this Tuesday, as construction begins on a new roundabout. A new sewer pipe will be installed under Battys Road, ... More >>

Deadline Approaching For Long Term Plan Submissions

Monday, 3 May 2021, 1:26 pm | Marlborough District Council

There is just a week left to have your say on the Council’s 2021-2031 Long Term Plan. Submissions close at 5.00 pm on Monday 10 May. The Long Term Plan Consultation Document sets out a plan for the Council’s works and services, budgets and rates ... More >>

New Climate Change Report Available Online

Friday, 23 April 2021, 3:17 pm | Marlborough District Council

A NIWA report on climate change is now available on the Marlborough District Council website. Commissioned by the Council, the report includes projections and potential impacts for the region to inform staff where climate change may require further investigation ... More >>

Discount For Dog Microchipping During May

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 12:29 pm | Marlborough District Council

If your dog is yet to be microchipped now is the time to take action. During May, microchipping your four-legged friend at Animal Control will cost just $15 compared to the usual $25. Council’s Animal Control Contract Manager Jane Robertson says ... More >>

Marlborough Anzac Day Services 2021

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 9:18 am | Marlborough District Council

"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.” Marlborough’s Anzac Day services take place this weekend on Saturday ... More >>

Survey Reveals Covid-19 Impact On Marlborough Businesses

Monday, 19 April 2021, 12:50 pm | Marlborough District Council

A survey of local businesses on the long-term impact of Covid-19 has provided an insight into how the global pandemic has affected Marlborough. The research, commissioned by The Economic Action Marlborough (TEAM) Group and Council, was conducted by independent ... More >>

Dumping Rubbish Will Continue To Hit Pockets

Friday, 16 April 2021, 9:12 am | Marlborough District Council

Old habits can be hard to break. The public’s reliance on dumping their rubbish in landfills is going to become an increasingly expensive habit in years to come as the Government continues to use price hikes to persuade people to dump less and ... More >>

Middle Renwick Road Cycle Lanes Get Green Light

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 10:21 am | Marlborough District Council

The project by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Marlborough District Council to extend on-road cycle lanes along Middle Renwick Road in Blenheim has got the green light following public consultation. The project is designed to increase cycling ... More >>

Rabbit K5 Calicivirus To Be Released On Taylor River Reserve

Friday, 9 April 2021, 2:27 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council is planning to release the rabbit haemorrhagic virus strain RHDV1 K5 in early May along sections of the Taylor River Reserve and at neighbouring vineyard properties. The area includes the floodway reserve between Purkiss Street ... More >>

Council Adopts Long Term Plan Consultation Document

Friday, 9 April 2021, 11:21 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council signed off its Long Term Plan 2021-31 Consultation Document this morning, which is now open for public consultation until 10 May 2021. Mayor John Leggett noted the challenges presented in preparing the Long Term Plan ... More >>

Marlborough Sounds’ Multi-beam Data Helps Inform NZ’s Best-ever Predictive Habitat Maps

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 2:37 pm | Marlborough District Council

NIWA scientists have generated the most detailed predictive habitat maps for any coastal area in New Zealand, with the help of Council-funded multi-beam mapping data. The researchers, led by NIWA scientist Dr Tara Anderson, recently presented the findings ... More >>

Marlborough’s Representation Review Gets Underway

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 10:30 am | Marlborough District Council

Three councillors were appointed today to oversee the community consultation process for Marlborough District Council’s representation review, which will consider whether councillors are elected as a whole or through a ward structure, or through a combination ... More >>

Wither Hills Farm Park Opening For Easter Weekend

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 10:22 am | Marlborough District Council

Wishes of a weekend bike ride or walk in the Wither Hills Farm Park have been granted by the weather gods. As of 6.00 am today - Thursday 1 April - all tracks are now open. “This week brought some wonderful rain across Marlborough, and it has been ... More >>

Local Speed Limit Changes Take Effect This Thursday

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 11:02 am | Marlborough District Council

Lower speeds are just around the corner for a number of local roads from this Thursday. New signs are being installed this week and from 1 April the new speed limits will come into force. Designed to put the brake on vehicles and reduce crashes, the new ... More >>

Next Stage Of Renwick’s Water Main Works Underway

Monday, 29 March 2021, 4:19 pm | Marlborough District Council

Renwick’s water infrastructure is about to get a further boost with replacement works for the town’s water main. This continues an infrastructure upgrade which started in 2019 to replace old pipelines, a project which will extend the life of ... More >>

Dog Control Policy And Bylaw Review Update

Friday, 26 March 2021, 12:18 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Council has now completed the hearings and is finalising its deliberations as part of the Dog Control Policy and Bylaw Review. The policy and bylaw is being reviewed in accordance with the Dog Control Act 1996 and Local Government Act 2002. The Decision ... More >>

Muller Road Works On Target

Thursday, 25 March 2021, 5:08 pm | Marlborough District Council

Major stormwater and wastewater pipe replacement works required as part of the Muller Road services upgrade are on track to begin after Easter. From 6 April, the Redwood Street end of Muller Road will be closed day and night for two to three weeks to ... More >>

Waste Levy Set To Increase Landfill Dumping Costs And Encourage Recycling

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 4:44 pm | Marlborough District Council

Bluegums landfill in Blenheim is Marlborough’s only mixed waste disposal point and is Council-owned, with its operating costs recovered through gate fees. It is also subject to the Government’s waste disposal levy and the emissions trading ... More >>