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Marlborough Smart and Connected

Marlborough Smart and Connected is an economic development strategy that implements the vision developed by Marlborough District Council in partnership with the community. The vision:

Over the next decade, Marlborough will become a globally-connected district of progressive, high-value enterprise, known for our economic efficiency, quality lifestyle, desirable location and natural environment. Marlborough will be ‘smart and connected’

provides guidance on actions to ensure that we are:

  • Smart: Think strategically – becoming more efficient, creating new solutions, and leveraging those solutions to create new opportunities
  • Connected: Don’t do it alone, get informed, get supported locally, nationally and internationally


The implementation of the Smart and Connected strategy is two-fold. It focuses on both an industry workstream and a community workstream. The industry groups currently underway:

There are three community groups underway:

Background papers:

PDF DocumentStrategic framework graphic - June 2012 (226 Kb)
PDF DocumentSmart and Connected mini presentation - June 2012 (742 Kb)
PDF DocumentSummary of vision and framework - June 2012 (83 Kb)
PDF DocumentSmart and Connected vision background paper - March 2012 (685 Kb)
PDF DocumentMarlborough - A Shared Vision discussion document - March 2012 (3.9 Mb)


Link to Marlborough Smart and Connected page.

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