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Have A Say On The Health Of Your Town Centre

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 12:57 pm | Marlborough District Council

Every two years the Marlborough District Council takes the ‘temperature’ of the central business district in Blenheim and Picton. The Marlborough Town Centre Health Check is a snapshot in time of how both CBDs are performing. Council’s Economic ... More >>

Water Sprinkler Restrictions For Picton And Waikawa

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 3:16 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council is asking Picton and Waikawa residents to limit the use of water sprinklers to alternate days until further notice. Hot weather, high demand and a reduced water level in Essons Valley dam are pushing the supply to its ... More >>

Summer Visitors To Marlborough Reminded To School Up On Road Access

Friday, 14 January 2022, 11:21 am | Marlborough District Council

New Zealanders love a road trip but if you’re planning to visit Marlborough on one this summer, it’s important to check the status of the roads where you intend to go. To help, the Marlborough Roads Recovery Team (MRRT) and the Marlborough District ... More >>

Turning Rubbish Into Power

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 10:03 am | Marlborough District Council

Our region’s rubbish could lead to future power generation at the Council’s Bluegums Landfill site. Solid Waste Manager Alec McNeil said the Marlborough District Council had identified a beneficial way to use the gas generated by rubbish as it ... More >>

Final Call For Feedback On Draft Responsible Camping Control Bylaw 2022

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 1:58 pm | Marlborough District Council

Now’s your chance to provide feedback on the Marlborough District Council’s Draft Responsible Camping Control Bylaw 2022. The Council has extended the deadline for submissions to Monday 31 January to give people additional time to comment over ... More >>

Murphys Road Infrastructure Works Get Underway

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 10:37 am | Marlborough District Council

Infrastructure works to support the future expansion of housing and other developments in the Springlands area in north west Blenheim are starting this week. The water main running underneath Murphys Road between Old Renwick and Middle Renwick roads ... More >>

How’s Your Health, Blenheim And Picton CBDs?

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 10:36 am | Marlborough District Council

Everyone needs a check-up from time to time – and the CBDs of Blenheim and Picton are no exception. Every two years the Marlborough District Council takes the temperature of the central business district in the region’s largest towns by way of the Marlborough ... More >>

Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment Financing Consultation - Public Meetings

Wednesday, 29 December 2021, 6:25 pm | Marlborough District Council

Members of the public wishing to find out more about the Council’s proposal to finance Port Marlborough’s share of the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment are invited to attend a public meeting or drop in session in mid-January in Picton ... More >>

Judicial Review Of Freedom Camping Bylaw

Friday, 24 December 2021, 12:47 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has welcomed the High Court’s decision released on 23 December. The case was brought by the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association, which lodged a claim for judicial review citing their concerns over the Council’s Responsible ... More >>

Council Services - Holiday Hours

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 11:56 am | Marlborough District Council

The Council’s offices will be closed from midday on Friday 24 December and will reopen at 8.00 am on Wednesday 5 January 2022. All transfer stations, the Waste Sorting Centre, Resource Recovery Centre, Reuse Centre shop, Greenwaste Acceptance Facility ... More >>

Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment Financing Consultation

Friday, 17 December 2021, 9:07 am | Marlborough District Council

Submissions are now open for the public to comment on whether the Council should raise a loan to finance Port Marlborough’s share of the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment. Over the past decade, the community has fought to keep the Cook Strait ... More >>

Have Your Say On Marlborough’s Draft Responsible Camping Control Bylaw 2022

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 12:04 pm | Marlborough District Council

Consultation on the Council’s Draft Responsible Camping Control Bylaw 2022 is underway and now’s the time to have your say on the issue. Council’s decision to review the 2020 bylaw comes as a result of concerns raised by the New Zealand ... More >>

On The Road Again

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 12:01 pm | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough has been a hive of activity since the July storm event with crews working around the clock to repair damaged roads. While this work in the Marlborough Sounds and the Awatere Valley will continue, roading crews have now begun work in other ... More >>

Support Local This Christmas

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 1:38 pm | Marlborough District Council

With just over two weeks to go until Christmas Day now’s the time to get your shopping sorted. Mayor John Leggett says when purchasing something special for friends and family this year, supporting local should be at the top of our list. “Many ... More >>

My Vaccine Pass Requirement Varies In Marlborough

Tuesday, 7 December 2021, 3:08 pm | Marlborough District Council

At this time Marlborough District Council does not intend to introduce My Vaccine Pass at Council premises such as libraries, customer service counters, waste management services or in public places such as parks, reserves and sports fields. However, ... More >>

Report Identifies Sources Of Te Hoiere/Pelorus Sedimentation

Monday, 6 December 2021, 11:48 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council recently commissioned NIWA to study sediment sources in Te Hoiere/Pelorus Sound using the latest scientific techniques. The Council’s Coastal Scientist Oliver Wade says the new study improves our understanding of the ... More >>

Marlborough Roads Recovery – 2 December Update

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 1:15 pm | Marlborough District Council

A timeframe for repairing Marlborough’s most damaged roads and bridges/culverts has been released by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Marlborough Roads. Marlborough Mayor John Leggett has welcomed the announcement saying the enabling of “controlled ... More >>

New Grovetown Lagoon Management Plan A Step Closer

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 1:29 pm | Marlborough District Council

A new reserve management plan for the Grovetown Lagoon is one step closer with work due to begin on the draft. Thirty-seven submissions were received during a recent public submission process about the management plan proposal. Grovetown Lagoon, an ... More >>

Marlborough Roads Recovery – 25 November Update

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 4:32 pm | Marlborough District Council

The remote reaches of the Marlborough Sounds are now a wingspan closer for those affected by the July storm. Pelorus Air is the latest local transport operator to join the cause to reconnect eligible residents, business owners, tradespeople, essential ... More >>

No Place Like Home - Blenheim Housing Preference Study

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 8:37 am | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has commissioned a survey to investigate what is important to Blenheim households when choosing a place to live. The results from the survey will help Marlborough District Council plan for the kinds of houses the town needs ... More >>