33 days ago

Does Picton need a gondola?

The team Reporter from Marlborough Express

Interest in building a gondola overlooking Picton has reignited ahead of an update of the town's decade-old plan.

The multi-million dollar project was shelved in 2016.

Former motelier Eric Collins, who had worked to bring a gondola to Picton for 30 years, said "Picton needs it more than I do...I don't need that stress."

What do you think? Do you think Picton should have a gondola?

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2 hours ago

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2 hours ago

Vote for Get Growing! You could WIN!

Rachel Clare Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Calling all Get Growing lovers! NZ Gardener's ezine is in the running to win the Magshop People's Choice Award in the Webstar Magazine Media Awards. Click through to their website to vote daily and help us win!

Each vote counts as an entry to win this De'Longhi espresso machine valued at $1,099 or an Icona Capitals kettle and toaster package valued at $369. Simply register your details once, then vote here each day until voting closes on September 4.
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10 days ago

Poll: Would you prefer Council plastic bags or wheelie bins?

Alice Angeloni Reporter from Marlborough Express

The debate has raised its head once again. In a time where Government has banned single use plastic bags, what do you think Marlborough District Council should do with rubbish collection moving forward?

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Would you prefer Council plastic bags or wheelie bins?
  • 16.5% The Council plastic bags work fine.
    16.5% Complete
  • 77.2% Wheelie bins - we shouldn't be using plastic.
    77.2% Complete
  • 6.3% I don't mind - just take my rubbish.
    6.3% Complete
127 votes