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  • Have your say on the Victoria Domain Reserves

    A new draft reserve management plan has been prepared for the Victoria Domain Reserves. Submissions on the draft plan are now invited.

  • Notice to shareholders of Māori land parcels – stop bank maintenance

    The Council’s Rivers and Drainage section is working on maintaining the integrity of its stop banks along the true left bank of the lower Wairau River.

  • Commemoration service marks Battle of Britain anniversary

    A memorial service was held at the Blenheim War Memorial in Seymour Square on Sunday to mark 80 years since the Battle of Britain.

  • TEAM Group calls for your ideas

    As COVID-19 impacts continue around the world, national and regional activities are taking place to help our economic recovery.

  • Final days for Creative Communities Scheme Fund applications

    Applications for financial assistance by way of grants under the Creative Communities Local Arts Scheme are now being invited by Marlborough District Council.

  • Native grasses restore East Coast dunes

    Seddon School pupils and community volunteers have just planted over 3,000 native grasses to help restore two of Marlborough’s East Coast beaches.

  • Commemoration service marks Battle of Britain anniversary

    A memorial service was held at the Blenheim War Memorial in Seymour Square on Sunday to mark 80 years since the Battle of Britain.

  • Old parking meters to be rehomed

    Old parking meters for sale.

  • Rates help for low income households

    Low income earners and superannuitants can apply for a government-funded rates rebate to reduce the amount of rates you pay.

  • Abandoned yacht - owner sought

    The Harbourmaster is seeking the owner of this yacht, known as ‘Wy Wurrie’. It appears to have been abandoned in Waterfall Bay, Port Ligar.

  • Positively Ageing - Terry Knight

    At 71 years Terry firmly believes that age is an attitude of mind.

  • Commercial Events Fund opens 18 September

    Round 1 of Council’s 2020/2021 Commercial Events Fund opens on Friday 18 September 2020.

  • Community News - CARE Marlborough

    CARE Marlborough is a consumer-run support house for those with mental health issues.

  • Get involved in the Great Kererū Count

    The annual project to count kererū kicks off on 18 September and organisers are hoping people from around the country, including Marlborough, will count any kererū they see.

  • KYL’s back to provide the facts

    Cardboard cut-out KYL (Know Your Limits) is back in bottle stores reminding parents and caregivers about their obligations when supplying under-18 year olds with alcohol.

  • Re-Use Centre donates to youth charity

    The Re-Use Centre receives unwanted items from the public. Rather than being dumped, they are checked and cleaned before being made available for sale to the public at low prices.

  • Antenno keeps you in the loop

    Have you downloaded our mobile app Antenno?

  • Calling for Environment Awards entries

    The Cawthron Marlborough Environment Awards are looking for businesses and community groups doing their bit to help look after the environment.

  • Positive Ageing - Don’t be swindled by a scammer

    New versions of old scams are constantly appearing so be careful not to get taken in.

  • Take the bus but remember your mask

    The commuter bus services are up and running and Marlburians are encouraged to jump on board – but make sure you remember your mask or face covering.

  • Spring gardening tips

    Spring is officially here so now’s the time to share some top tips from our gardening team.

  • Te Hoiere/Pelorus Catchment Restoration Project update

    Interested in finding out about the Te Hoiere/Pelorus project?

  • Final week of FOLIO exhibition

    Make sure you visit the FOLIO exhibition currently showing at the Millennium Public Art Gallery.

  • Libraries are available 24/7

    The Marlborough District Libraries have ebooks and audiobooks available 24/7 for you to enjoy.

  • Help protect Marlborough from biosecurity risks

    Find-A-Pest app offers an easy way to report anything usual which could be a biosecurity risk to Marlborough, via your mobile phone.

  • Taylor River Reserve access revamp complete

    Work to revamp the Monro Street entrance to the Taylor River Reserve is now complete.

  • Work on Motuweka/Havelock pathway progresses

    Almost two months into the project, work on the construction of the Motuweka/Havelock Community Pathway is progressing well.

  • Work on Renwick’s Village Green begins

    Work on Renwick’s new Village Green is underway.

  • Watch out for trucks on Wither Hills

    Wither Hills’ walkers, runners and mountain bikers using the Reservoir Ridge Track and Lower Farm Track off Redwood Street are asked to be aware of trucks using the tracks over the next three months.

  • Community News - Neighbourhood Support

    Neighbourhood Support is focused on creating safe, resilient and connected communities by working alongside community organisations.

  • Go online for Council services

    Many of Council's services can be carried out online.

  • Update on Redwood Street and Muller Road work

    Work to upgrade Blenheim’s Town Branch Drain, and the installation of new stormwater culverts from Muller Road along and across Redwood Street, is now largely complete.

  • Community Grants

    Marlborough District Council is seeking applications for funding from not-for-profit organisations providing services to the Marlborough community.

  • Creative Communities Scheme Fund

    Applications for financial assistance by way of grants under the Creative Communities Local Arts Scheme are now being invited by Marlborough District Council.

  • Drive to the conditions

    Although we’ve been lucky with the Spring-like weather over the past few days, we still need to be mindful when driving in wintery conditions, especially first thing in the morning or late at night.

  • Photographer Graham Brooks farewelled

    Mayor John Leggett thanked retiring photographer Graham Brooks on Thursday at a surprise event in the Council Chamber.

  • Hazardous Waste Centre opens for business

    The Hazardous Waste Centre is now open.

  • Mayor launches Environment Awards

    Mayor John Leggett joined 70 guests at a lively launch of the 2020-21 Cawthron Marlborough Environment Awards last week.

  • Work on Dublin Street to proceed as soon as possible

    Work to repair a section of road in Dublin Street, Picton will get underway as soon as the weather is warm enough to carry out the required work and reinstate the surface.

  • Renwick reservoir construction almost complete

    Construction of the new Renwick reservoir is almost complete with the finishing touches now being carried out.