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Dog Control Bylaw Review Underway

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 8:57 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has started reviewing its Dog Control Bylaw and policy, which it is required to do every ten years. Councillor Jamie Arbuckle, who chairs the Animal Control Sub-committee, says the review process will take several months ... More >>

Grove Road Report Finds Through-traffic Volumes Are Low

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 2:45 pm | Marlborough District Council

An independent report by Cardno, a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, shows that a bypass to the east of Blenheim would not alleviate traffic congestion along State Highway 1/Grove Road. The report was commissioned ... More >>

Havelock Community Pathway Gets Green Light

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 12:01 pm | Marlborough District Council

The construction of the Havelock Community Pathway is underway following funding approved by the Council’s Small Townships Programme Sub-committee. The one kilometre pathway will connect the Mahakipawa Road with Inglis Street allowing greater accessibility ... More >>

Mayor Welcomes Stream Restoration Funding

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 6:05 pm | Marlborough District Council

Mayor John Leggett has welcomed today’s announcement by the Prime Minister of $600,000 in funding for Marlborough’s Catchment Care Programme, part of the national Jobs for Nature programme. Jobs for Nature seeks to address major environmental needs ... More >>

Funding Welcomed For Library And Art Gallery Development

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 9:58 am | Marlborough District Council

Mayor John Leggett has warmly welcomed today’s announcement of $11m in infrastructure funding for the new Marlborough District Library and Art Gallery planned for Blenheim’s CBD. “This is a shot in the arm for Marlborough’s construction industry and a ... More >>

Marlborough Regional Skills Leadership Group Welcomed

Friday, 26 June 2020, 2:44 pm | Marlborough District Council

Mayor John Leggett has welcomed an announcement by Employment Minister, Willie Jackson, that the Government is establishing 15 independent Regional Skills Leadership Groups (RSLG), including one in Marlborough. “Marlborough has its own particular workforce ... More >>

Two Hours Free Parking Extended Until 30 September

Friday, 26 June 2020, 2:34 pm | Marlborough District Council

Councillors have agreed to extend the two hours of free parking in Blenheim and Picton until 30 September. Parking portfolio holder, Councillor Brian Dawson, said the initiative, introduced in May, aimed to encourage people into the Picton and ... More >>

Council Adopts Annual Plan

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 10:43 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council adopted its 2020-2021 Annual Plan today, setting a rates increase of 1.88%. Mayor John Leggett said it was challenging to manage the community’s desire for increased levels of service and project funding, whilst ... More >>

Picton’s Future The Subject Of New Study

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 2:31 pm | Marlborough District Council

The future of Waitohi/Picton is the subject of a new redevelopment study for Marlborough District Council. The study is a long term development plan for the town that will include key public spaces such as the Foreshore and High Street. The new study has ... More >>

Have Your Say On Council Services

Monday, 22 June 2020, 11:07 am | Marlborough District Council

Each year Marlborough District Council asks residents how satisfied they are with its services. The 2020 survey has just begun and runs until early August. Independent researchers ask residents to rate a range of services, and the results help the Council ... More >>

Resource Consent Applications Maintained Through Lockdown

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 10:20 am | Marlborough District Council

Despite the COVID-19 lockdown, the first 22 weeks of the year have been busy for the Council Resource Consents Team. Over this time the Council received 395 resource consent applications. Of those, 366 were new applications for resource consent, 25 ... More >>

Resource Consent Applications Maintained Through Lockdown

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 10:11 am | Marlborough District Council

Despite the COVID-19 lockdown, the first 22 weeks of the year have been busy for the Council Resource Consents Team. Over this time the Council received 395 resource consent applications. Of those, 366 were new applications for resource consent, 25 ... More >>

Mayor Welcomes Picton Ferry Precinct Fast Tracking

Monday, 15 June 2020, 5:48 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett has welcomed today’s Government announcement that the Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment Project is in the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast Track Consenting) Bill introduced to Parliament today. “This is a major project ... More >>

New District Library And Art Gallery Design Revealed

Monday, 15 June 2020, 11:41 am | Marlborough District Council

Stunning concept designs for the long-planned new Marlborough District Library and Art Gallery in Blenheim have been released. Principal Richard McGowan of architects Warren and Mahoney said the new building was on an excellent site, overlooking the ... More >>

Emergency Grant Funding Awarded To Community Organisations

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 3:42 pm | Marlborough District Council

Today’s Planning, Finance and Community Committee allocated emergency funding to a range of Marlborough community organisations to help them get through the COVID-19 crisis. The organisations who applied included Marlborough Heritage Centre, the Geisen ... More >>

Water Meter Installation In Renwick And Havelock Almost Complete

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 11:12 am | Marlborough District Council

Metered water is just around the corner for Havelock and Renwick residents, with water meter installations in the two towns almost complete. Council’s Operations and Maintenance Engineer Stephen Rooney says work on the project began in July last ... More >>

Council Services Back To Normal On Monday

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 9:11 am | Marlborough District Council

Council’s Customer Service Centre, the Marlborough District Libraries in Blenheim and Picton, and kerbside recycling in Blenheim and Picton will revert back to their normal service and business hours on Monday 15 June, under Alert Level 1. Marlborough ... More >>

Tree Policy Given The (green) Thumbs Up

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 11:06 am | Marlborough District Council

Council’s Assets and Services Committee yesterday approved, subject to full Council ratification later this month, a new Tree Policy for the region. Wairau-Awatere Ward Councillor, Cynthia Brooks, says the policy will allow for a consistent approach ... More >>

Wheels In Motion For Freedom Camping Review

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 11:37 am | Marlborough District Council

The wheels are in motion for a review of Marlborough District Council’s Freedom Camping Bylaw, set to get underway soon. Councillors were provided with an update on the review process at today’s Assets and Services Committee meeting. Council’s ... More >>

Council Supports Local Contractors

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 10:30 am | Marlborough District Council

Almost $10m of the Council’s construction work has been awarded to 15 local contracting companies since New Zealand moved out of Alert Level 4 on 28 April. Deputy Mayor, Nadine Taylor, says this is a fantastic result in such a short space of time and ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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