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  • NPS-FM 2020 Community Engagement Round Two

    The Government’s National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020 (NPS-FM 2020) requires councils to identify, through community and tangata whenua engagement, the values, visions, and aspirations for freshwater in the region. Council completed the 1st round of engagement earlier this year, which focussed on Freshwater Management Units (FMU), freshwater visions, and freshwater values. Our Proposal In order to implement the NPS-FM 2020, council is... More
    Opened 3 November 2023
  • Review of Specialist Change Facilities Policy

    The Council is reviewing its Specialist Change Facilities Policy that was first adopted in 2020. Specialist change facilities are a dedicated area where people with multiple or complex disabilities can be changed or toileted by their caregiver in a safe and clean environment. The current policy, which can be viewed below, provides guidance on the Council's provision of specialist change facilities. Specialist Change Facilities Policy Background information on development of... More
    Closed 27 October 2023
  • Small Townships Okiwi Bay Community Consultation

    The Small Townships Programme is a programme supporting small townships connection to the council and the delivery of development in outdoor public spaces. The Small Townships purpose is to focus on projects and actions that support The design a liveable town with an attractive central space Allow freedom of movement, connectivity and accessibility Strengthen a sense of place and unique identity Enhance the use, enjoyment and pride in outdoor public spaces ... More
    Closed 23 October 2023
  • Navigation Bylaw

    The Marlborough District Council (Council) is proposing to replace its 2009 Navigation Bylaw. Under the Maritime Transport Act 1994 (MTA), the Council has the authority to regulate ports, harbours, waters and maritime-related activities in the Marlborough region. Under section 33M of the MTA, the Council has the power to make bylaws for the purpose of ensuring maritime safety in the region. In 2010 the Council adopted the Navigation Bylaw 2009 which covered all areas in... More
    Closed 1 October 2023
  • Welcoming Week Survey

    1 - 10 September 2023 Thank you for joining us for the 1st Welcoming Week in Marlborough. We would love to hear your thoughts about the event(s) that you attended as part of Welcoming Week. Thank you for taking the time to fill in the short survey. If you enter your email in the survey you will have that chance to will a $25 gift card. More
    Closed 24 September 2023
  • Dangerous, Earthquake-prone and Flood-prone Dams Policy Review

    The Marlborough District Council (Council) is proposing to review its 2018 Dangerous, Earthquake-prone and Flood-prone Dams policy. Under the s161 of the Building Act a Regional Authority is required to review this policy at intervals of not more than five years. The purpose of the policy is to help prevent the catastrophic failure of a potentially dangerous dam, and to ensure deficiencies in an earthquake-prone or flood-prone dam are addressed.... More
    Closed 15 September 2023
  • Class 4 Gaming Venues and Racing Board Venues Policy Review

    The Marlborough District Council (Council) want to hear your thoughts on its proposed Gambling Venue and TAB venue policies. Under the relevant legislation (Gambling Act 2003 and Racing Industry Act 2020) Council are required to review both Policies every three years. Under the Gambling Act 2003 and the Racing Industry Act 2020, Territorial Authorities can approve consents for Class 4 (pokie machines) gambling venues and standalone racing (TAB) venues. Both Acts require... More
    Closed 8 August 2023
  • Further Submission - PMEP Variation 3: Meretoto/Ship Cove Heritage Resource

    Go directly to submission form On 9 March 2023, the Marlborough District Council notified Variation 3: Meretoto/Ship Cove Heritage Resource. Variation 3 proposes to include Meretoto/Ship Cove (including Motuara Island) as a Heritage Resource in the proposed Marlborough Environment Plan (PMEP). Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga have previously entered the site into the New Zealand Heritage List/Rārangi Kōrero as a ‘Historic Place Category 1’ (List number 9900). In... More
    Closed 21 July 2023
  • Further Submission - PMEP Variation 2: Ecologically Significant Marine Sites

    Go directly to submission form On 9 March 2023, the Marlborough District Council notified Variation 2: Ecologically Significant Marine Sites (ESMS) to the Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan. The purpose of the variation is to add new ESMS, adjust the spatial boundaries of some existing sites within the Marlborough Sounds as well as amending category status and buffers where appropriate. The variation is necessitated by the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) requirement... More
    Closed 21 July 2023
  • Speed Management Plan Consultation

    With the introduction of the national road safety strategy Road to Zero, the way speed management is being done throughout New Zealand is changing. This means that decisions on speed management are now able to be made at a local level. As part of the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2022, all Councils in New Zealand are required to prepare speed management plans to consider how implementing safety infrastructure and speed limits can make our roads safer. ... More
    Closed 11 July 2023
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