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  • Weed removal from Taylor River underway

    Over the next few days weed will be removed from the Taylor River between the Alfred Street bridge and Doctors Creek.

  • Temporary road closures

    Two road closures in place over next month.

  • Part of Muller Road closed Mon 20 and Tues 21 January 2020

    Services will be relocated next week to make space for new stormwater culverts, part of a major stormwater network upgrade.

  • Fire danger at Wither Hills Farm Park

    Fire and Emergency New Zealand has installed signage at the Wither Hills Farm Park entrances to let people know the best time to safely enjoy their walk, run or bike.

  • Community News – Women’s Refuge and Sexual Assault Resource Centre

    The Women’s Refuge and Sexual Assault Resource Centre provides advocacy, support, information and referral to women and children who have experienced domestic violence, rape or sexual assault.

  • Antenno keeps you in the loop

    Antenno immediately notifies users of any relevant information without the need to search Council’s website or its social media channels.

  • Emergency heads-up for visitors

    With the summer season upon us, it’s important that accommodation and hospitality providers think about being prepared for an emergency.

  • Give our street trees a drink

    The dry summer makes life hard for our street trees. Watering is carried out regularly but the trees also appreciate a helping hand from residents.

  • Harbours' Team Update

    Did you know that over 18% of New Zealand’s coastline is contained within the Marlborough Harbours limits?

  • Where’s the best place for a dip?

    Planning to go to your favourite beach or river for a swim this summer?

  • Community News – What’s on in Marlborough

    Want to know what’s on in Marlborough over the holidays?

  • Positive Ageing – Don’t spend Christmas alone

    Please extend a hand to others this Christmas - it’s a time of the year when you can make a real difference to older people who don’t have family or friends close by.

  • Garden Marlborough Awards

    Rapaura Springs Garden Marlborough event winners of the 2019 Garden Marlborough Best Street Awards.

  • Renwick reservoir takes shape

    Work on Renwick’s new water reservoir at River Terrace is progressing with construction on schedule to be completed by July next year.

  • Christmas recycling

    There's lots to recycle at this time of the year but please don't overload the crate, especially if there’s a breeze.

  • Biosecurity at sea

    We need your help to protect a jewel in the South Island’s crown – the marine environment of the Marlborough Sounds.

  • Christmas message from the Mayor

    It's been an eventful year.

  • Emergency heads-up for visitors

    We are great hosts here in Marlborough.

  • Keep safe on the water this summer

    With warmer weather upon us there’s a lot more activity in the Marlborough Sounds.

  • Positive Ageing – Don’t be scammed this festive season

    New versions of old scams are constantly appearing, especially at this time of year.

  • Community News - Healthline

    Healthline is a free health service where you can talk to a registered nurse at any time of the day or night for health advice.

  • RSA lifetime members recognised

    Earlier this month Mayor John Leggett attended the RSA Veterans Christmas Luncheon and presented three Life Membership of the Marlborough Returned and Services Association Inc awards.

  • Be a good dog owner this summer

    Many Blenheim dog owners exercise their animals at the Taylor River reserve, a shared exercise area for dogs and people.

  • Community Projects Fund open for applications

    Are you a member of an organisation or group that represents a small township or community in Marlborough?

  • New Ōpaoa River Bridge build almost complete

    Work on the new Ōpaoa River Bridge has been progressing well with much of the bridge build almost finished, the NZ Transport Agency says.

  • Christmas comes to town

    Christmas is just around the corner and once again Blenheim’s Christmas tree makes a festive statement in the town centre.

  • Community News – Marlborough Health Shuttle

    The Marlborough Health Shuttle Service is available to provide transport within Marlborough to all medical related appointments.

  • Ageing Positively - John Cuddon

    John Cuddon was born and raised in Marlborough.

  • Protecting the Marlborough Sounds sea floor

    Some Marlborough Sounds boaties are switching to environmentally friendly moorings to help protect the area’s precious seafloor following recommendations from an Envirolink report.

  • Marlborough Summer Events Guide

    Check out upcoming Marlborough Events.

  • Walking tracks and bridges get revamp

    Approval from Assets & Services Committee to allocate funds from the Forestry and Land Development Reserve to replace and repair bridges and walking tracks.

  • Waste Sorting Centre and Resource Recovery Centre weekend hours

    In an effort to accommodate the growth in waste volumes at this time of year the Waste Sorting Centre and Resource Recovery Centre have extended their weekend hours.

  • Pavers get a polish

    Specialist street cleaning operations have been underway this month.

  • Summer reading programme heats up

    It’s that time of year when budding young readers can register for Marlborough District Libraries’ Summer Reading Programme.

  • Community News - the Brain Injury Association

    The Brain Injury Association provides support to those affected by brain injury, including family, whanau and carers.

  • Stepping UP – Free computer courses

    Marlborough District Libraries offers free computer basics courses on a range of different websites.

  • Chemical sprays disposal

    If you’ve got unwanted domestic garden sprays (less than 20 litres) you can now drop these off at your local transfer station.

  • Got a water well? Check your details online

    Groundwater is important to Marlburians, especially those living on the Wairau Plain, which is underlain by important aquifers that supply most of our drinking and irrigation water.

  • Marlborough commemorates Tuia 250

    Picton was a hive of activity over the weekend with Tuia 250 commemorations in full swing.

  • Community News – Community Elder Care

    Community Elder Care provides a range of activities for the wellbeing of older people, held at St Christopher’s Church Hall.