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The Marlborough District Council is joining others in putting plans in place in case councillor numbers are crippled by the coronavirus outbreak.
Give spring cleaning a miss if it'll create piles of rubbish for under-pressure staff, a recycling boss says.
More opinions are needed on a proposed beach quad bike ban as early chats reveal a division between stakeholders.
Brick planter boxes will be removed from a town centre in Marlborough after thousands of dollars were spent fixing damage caused from people driving into them.
Proposed road names at Blenheim's newest subdivision have been criticised for reeking of "colonial cringe".
A parking app used by several New Zealand councils has gone offline, with councils scrambling for a quick fix amid social media backlash.
Keeping up with environmental rules from the government has forced Marlborough's council to go over its "self-imposed" rates limit - again.
Tearful residents have begged a quarry company looking to increase its operations to let them keep their "peaceful and safe valley".
Climate change is "so important" in Marlborough that it has been bumped up the list on the contents page in the region's new environment plan - a "blueprint" for sustainability.
A quarry company wants its road levies to be spent on roads leading to and from its Marlborough quarry, rather than some of the funding going on other roads in the district.
A telecommunication giant that used "grossly misleading flattery" in a bid to secure a broadband contract with a council has won back court costs.
A woman who turned herself in and a couple living a "lifestyle choice" are among five Marlborough properties checked for hoarding last year.
Business leaders in Marlborough fear "competition" and looking like a "council puppet organisation" if they worked together under one roof.
Policing environmental compliance at salmon farms could become cheaper and faster thanks to a new test using bacterial DNA.
Four years, 1300 submissions and almost $3 million later, Marlborough's environment plan is finally complete.
Mining nearly twice as much rubble from a Marlborough quarry would be a safety risk, generate unbearable noise and "severely deteriorate" lifestyles, residents say.
Several rivers in Marlborough are days away from being "shut off" from irrigators, worrying grape growers and farmers who just got through the region's second driest month in 90 years.
Gravel could be dug up from a clogged stream mouth and used to help sculpt a new Marlborough marina.
Money set aside for infrastructure projects in Marlborough is not being spent as the council struggles with a shortage of "council staffing, professional services and contractors".
Kerbside collection will be considered for the rural Marlborough town this year, after a spate of illegal dumping forced its recycling container to close.
An advocate for Marlborough's silver-haired population has voiced support for three new extensions to Blenheim's bus service.
Conservationists behind a proposed quad bike ban in Marlborough say fossil-covered beaches are being used like a "racetrack".
A crayfishing company has reignited an "emotional" battle to get its boats back in the water on Marlborough's east coast after the 2016 earthquake.
Wages for Marlborough's civic leaders have climbed $16,000 over the past decade, but payments made to their appointed peers have not kept pace.
The organiser of a petition against a proposed quad bike ban in Marlborough has been "given hope" after meeting with a top council boss.