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Annual Plan Opens For Consultation - Have Your Say

Friday, 8 April 2022, 9:43 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has adopted its Annual Plan 2022-23 Consultation Document. Public submissions open from today Friday 8 April and close at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 10 May. Mayor John Leggett said that despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, ... More >>

Have Your Say On Marlborough’s Economic Future

Friday, 8 April 2022, 9:42 am | Marlborough District Council

Fast forward 10 years and Marlborough has a thriving economy in balance with a flourishing environment and vibrant communities. That is the vision of the draft Marlborough Economic Wellbeing Strategy 2022-2032. The strategy is released for consultation ... More >>

Economic Recovery Group Winds Down As Kenepuru Road Reopens

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 12:18 pm | Marlborough District Council

It’s been a rocky road for businesses affected by the July 2021 storm, particularly in the Marlborough Sounds and the Awatere Valley. But normality is slowly returning for many and as a result an economic recovery group established to support those ... More >>

Strong Performance By Marlborough Economy Despite Trying Times

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 2:04 pm | Marlborough District Council

Despite the challenges of Covid-19, Marlborough has been a strong performer according to the latest quarterly economic data recently released by Infometrics. The report estimates Marlborough’s economy grew 6.8 per cent over the year to December 2021 ... More >>

Last Chance To Participate In Recycling Crate Trial

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 10:45 am | Marlborough District Council

Calling all recyclers from the windy streets of Blenheim and Picton. Council needs your help to trial modified recycling crates that might stop our recycling from being carried away by the wind. Solid Waste Manager Alec McNeil says the trial involves ... More >>

Power Of The Picton Community Needed For Powerhouse Reserve Rethink

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 5:50 pm | Marlborough District Council

A bird’s eye view of the Powerhouse Reserve in Picton. Community input will be sought, and a new Trust established to oversee a high-profile site on Wairau Road in Picton. Council leased the Picton Powerhouse Maritime Heritage Reserve to the ... More >>

Heart Of Havelock Upgrade Nearing Completion

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 10:36 am | Marlborough District Council

Improvements to Neil Street and the Domain in the centre of Havelock are almost finished. <img src="" width="540" height="720"> The Neil Street upgrade has ... More >>

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre Expansion Set To Take Flight

Friday, 25 March 2022, 10:50 am | Marlborough District Council

An expansion of Marlborough’s Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre is set to take flight after Council’s Planning, Finance and Community Committee signaled its support for the project. At yesterday’s meeting councillors were tasked with considering ... More >>

Changes To Covid-19 Policies - Marlborough District Council

Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 4:35 pm | Marlborough District Council

Earlier today the Prime Minister announced upcoming changes for My Vaccine Pass requirements, QR codes, vaccination mandates and gathering limits. The key changes are: QR codes are no longer mandatory from 25 March at 11:59pm My Vaccine Pass is ... More >>

Debris Flow Study Indicates Landslide Risk In North Marlborough

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 11:38 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council recently commissioned University of Canterbury researchers to map the North Marlborough area for river and stream catchments that may be susceptible to debris flows or debris floods, to improve the Council’s understanding of landslide ... More >>

Greenwaste Site System And Access Changes

Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 4:20 pm | Marlborough District Council

From April a new camera system will be used to record greenwaste at Blenheim’s Waste Sorting Centre and the public access point will change. Solid Waste Manager Alec McNeil says the new camera system records vehicle registration plate details ... More >>

Survey On Smoking And Vaping In Public Spaces

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 11:26 am | Marlborough District Council

Council wants to hear your views on smoking and vaping in Marlborough’s public spaces as it prepares a new policy on the public areas that should be smokefree and vapefree. Parks and Open Spaces Planner Linda Craighead says the new policy, which ... More >>

Share Your Ideas For Blenheim’s New Dog Park Design

Monday, 14 March 2022, 11:24 am | Marlborough District Council

As the planning of Blenheim’s new dog park progresses Council wants to hear from the community and dog owners on how they think the space should be set out. Council’s Animal Control Contract Manager Jane Robertson says the new dog park, that will be ... More >>

Committee Votes To Remove Rema Reserve Gum Tree

Friday, 11 March 2022, 9:14 am | Marlborough District Council

Councillors voted unanimously at yesterday’s Assets and Services Committee to begin the process to remove a 95 year old manna gum tree (Eucalyptus viminalis) from Blenheim’s Rema Reserve. Deputy Mayor Nadine Taylor, who chairs the committee, ... More >>

Waste Dumping Charges Rise To Encourage Behaviour Change

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 6:09 pm | Marlborough District Council

Our country’s landfills are a finite resource and Government policy designed to ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ continues to hit people where it hurts - their wallet. Council has just completed its annual review of waste fees and charges and today ... More >>

Community Garden Project Germinates In Picton

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 6:08 pm | Marlborough District Council

From the seed of an idea, Picton will at last see the germination of a community garden concept. Council’s Assets & Services Committee today supported the establishment of the community garden at Huia Street Reserve, located between Huia ... More >>

Resident Passes ‘Out The Window’ For Kenepuru Road

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 7:24 pm | Marlborough District Council

Access for residents and property owners along the Kenepuru Road is about to turn a corner as the Marlborough roads recovery continues following last year’s July weather event. From this Friday 11 March the status of Kenepuru Road, between the ... More >>

Council Approves Loan For Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment

Monday, 7 March 2022, 12:38 pm | Marlborough District Council

At a special Council meeting on Friday, Marlborough District Councillors decided to raise a loan of up to $110 million and on-lend it to Port Marlborough to finance its share of the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment, subject to a number ... More >>

Exciting ‘Challenge’ For Picton Next Summer

Friday, 4 March 2022, 2:26 pm | Marlborough District Council

It’s been a challenging time for events across New Zealand, but a new challenge is heading Marlborough’s way in February 2023 – and it’s one the region welcomes. Ten Events Ltd have announced that The Summer Challenge Women’s Adventure Race ... More >>

Changes Coming At Blenheim Waste Sorting Centre

Friday, 4 March 2022, 12:50 pm | Marlborough District Council

From Monday, the public will notice changes designed to speed up the waste disposal process when using the Waste Sorting Centre in Blenheim. This includes the installation of a new camera system that allows the weighbridge system to record vehicle registration ... More >>