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Wheelie Bin Rollout Passes Halfway Point

Tuesday, 30 April 2024, 10:53 am | Marlborough District Council

More than 18,000 wheelie bins have been delivered across Marlborough ahead of the new kerbside collection service starting on 1 July. More >>

Two Weeks To Have Your Say On LTP And RLTP

Monday, 29 April 2024, 4:00 pm | Marlborough District Council

  Marlburians have a fortnight to have their say on Council’s planned expenditure over the next 10 years. Submissions to the Long Term Plan (LTP) 2024-2034 close at 5pm on 13 May. The Marlborough Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) 2024-2027 ... More >>

Spring Creek Residents’ Meeting

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 4:41 pm | Marlborough District Council

Spring Creek residents are invited to an update from Council’s Rivers and Drainage Engineering Team about the proposed Peninsula Road stop bank repair and upgrade project. The meeting is at the Spring Creek Community Hall on Thursday 2 May at 7.30pm. More >>

Celebrating Marlborough’s Homefront Heroes This Anzac Day

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 11:29 am | Marlborough District Council

An exhibition looking at the lives of Marlborough women during World War 2 opens at the Marlborough Museum this Friday 26 April to coincide with Anzac Day. More >>

Council And Anzac Day Services – Thursday 25 April

Friday, 19 April 2024, 1:12 pm | Marlborough District Council

Council’s Blenheim office will be closed from 4.30pm on Wednesday 24 April and reopen on Friday 26 April at 8.30am. Opening times for transfer stations, the Resource Recovery Centre, the Re-use Centre, Greenwaste Acceptance Facility and the landfill ... More >>

Mediterranean Fanworm Found In Marina

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 8:57 am | Marlborough District Council

The invasive species poses a threat to the Marlborough Sounds due to its ability to form dense colonies that compete with other marine life. More >>

Dalton’s Bridge Closed To Heavy Vehicles

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 3:01 pm | Marlborough District Council

Dalton’s Bridge, at the western end of Kaiuma Bay Road just off State Highway 6, is closed to all vehicles over 3.5 tonne. The Pelorus river has scoured out the bank under the bridge approach, making it potentially unsafe for vehicles over 3.5 ... More >>

Marlborough Roads Update #2

Friday, 12 April 2024, 4:55 pm | Marlborough District Council

With today’s continuing rainfall Marlborough Roads suggest all road users drive cautiously and to the conditions. Crews will be out again tomorrow morning to inspect road conditions. Port Underwood Road at Robin Hood Bay is restricted to 4wd only. ... More >>

Marlborough Roads Update - MDC

Friday, 12 April 2024, 9:25 am | Marlborough District Council

Following last night’s rainfall Marlborough Roads reports there is surface flooding throughout Marlborough’s roading network. Road users are advised to travel cautiously. More >>

Evacuation Alert Lifted For Spring Creek, Near Blenheim - MDC

Friday, 12 April 2024, 8:16 am | Marlborough District Council

The weather forecast has changed and while rain continues to fall, the Wairau River has reached its peak at 1,200 cubic metres (cumecs) per second which is considerably lower than was modelled on the available information last night. More >>

Evacuation Alert Issued For Part Of Spring Creek, nr Blenheim - Marlborough Civil Defence

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 9:51 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough Civil Defence and Emergency Management (CDEM) is advising some residents in the township of Spring Creek near Blenheim to evacuate their homes by 9am tomorrow morning. More >>

Former Library New Home For Tech Hub

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 12:42 pm | Marlborough District Council

The tech hub aimed to foster start-ups, boost the agritech sector, increase productivity and enhance local investment opportunities for entrepreneurs. More >>

Long Term Plan Opens For Public Consultation - Marlborough District Council

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 12:29 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlburians are encouraged to make a submission on the Council’s Long Term Plan (LTP) 2024-2034 from tomorrow 11 April until 5pm on 13 May. More >>

Full Complement Of Iwi Representatives On Council Committees

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 9:56 am | Marlborough District Council

The appointment of iwi representatives to all the Marlborough District Council’s standing committees continues a long-standing Council commitment to have local iwi at the table. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2404/7e2e2af35919fb7d2608.jpeg" ... More >>

Book Launch For ‘extraordinarily Ordinary’ Edwin Fox

Tuesday, 9 April 2024, 9:25 am | Marlborough District Council

The release of a book about the Edwin Fox celebrates the ship and her role in connecting the world in the latter part of the 19th century. The Edwin Fox: How an Ordinary Sailing Ship Connected the World in the Age of Globalization, 1850 - 1914 is co-written ... More >>

Recycle Your Containers With Council

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 11:45 am | Marlborough District Council

Council’s Solid Waste Manager Mark Lucas said Council’s approval by the Packaging Forum as a collection point is great news for the region. Recycled containers can be dropped at the Hazardous Waste Centre in Wither Road, Blenheim or Envirohub in More >>

Marlborough’s Regional Land Transport Plan Opens For Consultation Soon

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 9:48 am | Marlborough District Council

Major Marlborough Sounds road repairs, increased road maintenance and improving freight efficiencies are Council’s key focus in its Marlborough Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) 2024-2027. More >>

Long Term Plan Community Consultation Update

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 3:53 pm | Marlborough District Council

People will soon get the chance to find out more about Council’s planned expenditure in its Long Term Plan (LTP) 2024-2034. The consultation period has been pushed out - submissions will now open from 11 April and close at 5pm on 13 May. The biggest ... More >>

New Truck Park Planned For Picton

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 2:30 pm | Marlborough District Council

Trucks waiting for ferries may have an alternative to parking on Picton streets if a facility in Waitohi Domain is built. More >>

Wairau River Toxic Algae Warning

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 2:18 pm | Marlborough District Council

Council is warning the public to watch out for toxic algae in the Wairau River. Environmental Scientist Steffi Henkel said Council’s team did a drift dive down the Wairau River yesterday and noted a significant spread of toxic algae in some ... More >>





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