Marlborough District Council

Community Organisation

Marlborough District Council
15 Seymour StreetBlenheim
New Zealand 7201
4 days ago

Libraries reopen with limited services

The Team from Marlborough District Council

The Marlborough District Library (Blenheim) and Picton Library and Service Centre are now open but they’re operating in a different way under Alert Level 2.

You can return library items via the after-hours facility, borrow, request and collect held items. To enter the library you have to show… View more
The Marlborough District Library (Blenheim) and Picton Library and Service Centre are now open but they’re operating in a different way under Alert Level 2.

You can return library items via the after-hours facility, borrow, request and collect held items. To enter the library you have to show your library card. This is to help with contact tracing; only one family member is allowed in at one time.

Some services including wifi, computer access, printing, newspapers and programmes such as Baby Rhyme Time are unavailable. The libraries are open from 10.00 am - 4.00 pm Monday to Friday.
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11 days ago

Playgrounds open again

The Team from Marlborough District Council

Following the switch to Alert Level 2 most Council services have reopened including our playgrounds. Please maintain physical distancing when enjoying our parks and open spaces.

Hand sanitising is also encouraged before and after you or your children use playground equipment, picnic tables and … View more
Following the switch to Alert Level 2 most Council services have reopened including our playgrounds. Please maintain physical distancing when enjoying our parks and open spaces.

Hand sanitising is also encouraged before and after you or your children use playground equipment, picnic tables and park benches.

See the full list of Council services under Alert Level 2 here and keep an eye on our website for the latest information.
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18 days ago

Final call for Community Grant applications

The Team from Marlborough District Council

Round one of Council’s Community Grants Fund closes on Friday 15 May, so now’s the time to get your application in.

New funding of $200,000 has been allocated to the existing $300,000 fund as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

That means $500,000 is available to sports, recreation, … View more
Round one of Council’s Community Grants Fund closes on Friday 15 May, so now’s the time to get your application in.

New funding of $200,000 has been allocated to the existing $300,000 fund as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

That means $500,000 is available to sports, recreation, heritage, environment, arts, culture, social services and welfare organisations to provide extra support to community organisations.

The fund of $500,000 is available to allocate over two funding rounds with dates for Round two to be confirmed.

You can apply online and find out more at our website.
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25 days ago

Feedback wanted on Council’s online services

The Team from Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council wants your feedback on how it can increase and improve its online services.

We’ve launched a survey to find out how you use our online services and what else you’d like to see available. You can complete the survey here.

Although Council’s offices remain … View more
Marlborough District Council wants your feedback on how it can increase and improve its online services.

We’ve launched a survey to find out how you use our online services and what else you’d like to see available. You can complete the survey here.

Although Council’s offices remain closed during Alert Level 3, online services are up and running as usual. Whether you’re applying for a building or resource consent, checking a property file, making an online payment or providing feedback on a consultation, you can do so remotely by visiting our website.
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31 days ago

Final call for Annual Plan feedback

The Team from Marlborough District Council

Submissions on Council’s 2020-21 Annual Plan Update close on Monday 4 May so now is your last chance to have your say.

This year’s plan outlines measures to help Marlborough get through the COVID-19 crisis, including a maximum rates increase of 2.2%.

The Council is continuing its major … View more
Submissions on Council’s 2020-21 Annual Plan Update close on Monday 4 May so now is your last chance to have your say.

This year’s plan outlines measures to help Marlborough get through the COVID-19 crisis, including a maximum rates increase of 2.2%.

The Council is continuing its major projects like the new District Library and Art Gallery, the Lansdowne Park Sports Hub, roads and water projects, which all create jobs and boost our economy.

Have your say on our website.
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