Death in Blenheim leads to launch of homicide investigation, Marlborough

Death in Blenheim leads to launch of homicide investigation, Marlborough

Police have launched a homicide investigation following a death of a person in Blenheim early Sunday morning. The person had died after an incident on Market St — Police were called to the disorder at around 2.55am. Two people were seriously injured and transported to Hospital. They remain in a...

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Two Vehicles involved in crash on State Highway 1 near Grovetown, Marlborough

Two Vehicles involved in crash on State Highway 1 near Grovetown, Marlborough

Police report that two vehicles were involved in a crash on State Highway 1, Grovetown in Marlborough on Friday afternoon. Reports indicate that emergency services responded to the crash at around 1.15pm. The incident occurred on SH1 between Mills and Ford Road and Vickerman Street. One person has sustained serious...

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Marlborough Trapper encourages Possum Trapping in New Zealand to revive industry

Marlborough Trapper encourages Possum Trapping in New Zealand to revive industry

Marlborough Trapper Larrissa Mclean posted to social media photos of her early morning trapping session based in Motueka of New Zealand. For the last ten years, she’s been trapping Possums, and it is one of her favourite activities to do but encourages not to do it alone for safety purposes...

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‘Fancy that!’ – Marlborough Toilet upgrades on a roll

‘Fancy that!’ – Marlborough Toilet upgrades on a roll

Marlborough District Council says their toilet upgrades are on a roll after a number of the district’s dunnies have had a spruce up over the last six months. The chain was pulled on aged restrooms last year, in fact; one of Marlborough’s oldest in Seymour Square was also upgraded. Work...

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Thief steals signs at Marlborough playground, Council disappointed

Thief steals signs at Marlborough playground, Council disappointed

An expensive habit has left Marlborough’s District Council feeling disappointed after ratepayer-funded miniature road signs were removed without a trace. Nine signs at the Oliver Park bike riding track, which is a favourite for many designed for children’s learning, were removed; it has left locals frustrated. In the past, signs...

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Hunter hospitalised from steep fall following Search and Rescue operation

Hunter hospitalised from steep fall following Search and Rescue operation

On April 21 Police launched a search and rescue after reports indicated a 76-year-old hunter had fallen approximately 150 metres from the road. It followed through with a five-hour rescue in Waikawa, Picton. Cries for help were heard by residents in Amelia Crescent, including another member of his hunting party,...

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Wastewater Network in Picton worth $1m nears final stages to get major upgrades

Wastewater Network in Picton worth $1m nears final stages to get major upgrades

Malborough District Council announced a new update on its wastewater network upgrade that is nearing its completion. The major upgrade is set to start on March 15 for Stage 4b between the Waikawa Foreshore carpark and 287 Waikawa Road. Upgrades of the sewer at the lower end of Waimarama Street...

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Police ask public for help after 17-year-old struck by car, Blenheim

Police ask public for help after 17-year-old struck by car, Blenheim

Blenheim Police are asking for the publics help in finding out more information regarding a pedestrian struck by a car during the evening on Christmas day. The pedestrian was hit by the car near Scott Street and Muller Road at around 11:45 pm on December 25. The car did not...

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Marlborough’s hearing of Freedom Camping Bylaw concludes

Marlborough’s hearing of Freedom Camping Bylaw concludes

On Monday afternoon, hearings began and finished up yesterday, with more than 50 people having their say and having their voices heard about Marlborough’s Freedom Camping Bylaw. Freedom Camping Sub-Committee Chair Councillor David Oddie said: “it was good to see so many people take the time to come and talk...

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