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Council services over Christmas and New Year

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 8:35 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council’s Blenheim office is closed from 12.00 noon on Tuesday 24 December and reopens at 8.00 am on Monday 6 January 2020. However, if you see something that requires urgent attention over the holiday period, please call 03 ... More >>

Mayor welcomes Government support for Te Hoiere/Pelorus

Friday, 6 December 2019, 12:18 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett today welcomed an announcement by Conservation Minister Hon Eugenie Sage at Te Hora marae in Canvastown which will see Te Hoiere/Pelorus River catchment benefit from a share of central Government funding and support. More >>

Queen Charlotte Drive to reopen tonight

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4:36 pm | Marlborough District Council

Mahakipawa Road/Queen Charlotte Drive will OPEN at 6.00 pm tonight and CLOSE again from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm on Thursday 5 December. More >>

Responsible camping on Council’s radar

Friday, 29 November 2019, 9:46 am | Marlborough District Council

Extra Council rangers will be out and about over summer in an effort to spread the word about responsible camping in Marlborough. Earlier this year, the Council received Government funding of $183,610 for additional rangers to manage the high-season period, ... More >>

Resident satisfaction results maintained

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 1:12 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council’s latest independent survey of residents indicates that overall satisfaction remains high for most of its services. More >>

Ward Town Hall gets new lease of life

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 8:38 am | Marlborough District Council

Following the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake, the Ward Town Hall, which was built in 1912, sustained significant structural damage. More >>

Section of Muller Road closed on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 Dec

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 1:27 pm | Marlborough District Council

As part of the major stormwater network upgrade to the Town Branch Drain, which is currently underway in Redwood Street and Muller Road, services will be relocated next week to make space for new stormwater culverts. This work involves relaying ... More >>

Traffic disruptions to section of Redwood Street

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 12:25 pm | Marlborough District Council

Between now and Christmas people can expect delays from the Muller Road/Redwood Street intersection up to the Easthaven Place/Redwood Street intersection as Council carries out part of its stormwater network upgrade to the Town Branch Drain. This is a significant ... More >>

Deputy Mayor Nadine Taylor sworn in

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 2:12 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Sounds Ward Councillor Nadine Taylor is Marlborough’s new Deputy Mayor, and was sworn in today by Mayor John Leggett. More >>

Free waste skip in Tuamarina on 23 November

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 4:12 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Council is trialing amnesty skips across the region in an effort to reduce illegal dumping. More >>

Second high-tech marine survey of Marlborough Sounds

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 2:06 pm | Marlborough District Council

Detailed 3D images of the seabed in the Western Marlborough Sounds will be brought to the surface as a second high-tech marine survey gets underway in the region. More >>

Wellbeing and Prosperity Awards announced at EDNZ Conference

Monday, 4 November 2019, 3:10 pm | Marlborough District Council

Ten Kiwi organisations have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to the wellbeing and the prosperity of their communities. Economic Development New Zealand (EDNZ), a not-for-profit which champions organisations and individuals who stimulate ... More >>

Water conservation call for Renwick for next two weeks

Friday, 1 November 2019, 10:11 am | Marlborough District Council

The High Street water mains upgrade is continuing over the next two weeks in Renwick and means most residents may experience lower water pressure than normal. More >>

Mayor John Leggett announces Council line up

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 4:13 pm | Marlborough District Council

Re-elected Marlborough Mayor John Leggett has chosen Marlborough Sounds Ward Councillor, Nadine Taylor, as his deputy mayor. More >>

Join the hunt for Chilean Needle Grass

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 1:39 pm | Marlborough District Council

Now’s the time of year when Council asks for your help to control the highly invasive pest plant, Chilean Needle Grass. More >>

Stormwater upgrade starts in Muller Road and Redwood Street

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 11:37 am | Marlborough District Council

Construction is beginning on the next phase of the Town Branch Drain stormwater network upgrade, part of the Council’s infrastructure upgrade of Blenheim. More >>

Land purchase a milestone for library and art gallery

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 9:57 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has purchased the land occupied by the old Liquorland building at 1 High Street, Blenheim from the Millennium Art Gallery Foundation Trust, for the planned new Marlborough district library and art gallery. More >>

Marlborough voter turnout confirmed

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 12:03 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District’s overall voter return is 48.83% of eligible voters, down almost 5% on the 2016 turnout of 53.64%. More >>

Marlborough election result: Francis Maher wins seat

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 6:17 pm | Marlborough District Council

This result is based on voter returns of about 99.5%. There are only 59 special votes to be processed, which will not change the result. More >>

Marlborough election results: John Leggett wins second term

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 2:40 pm | Marlborough District Council

John Leggett has been returned as Mayor of Marlborough for a second term, based on voters’ returns of about 97%. More >>

   

 

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