44 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?

Would you prefer Council plastic bags or wheelie bins?
  • 15.5% The Council plastic bags work fine.
    15.5% Complete
  • 79.3% Wheelie bins - we shouldn't be using plastic.
    79.3% Complete
  • 5.2% I don't mind - just take my rubbish.
    5.2% Complete
213 votes
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WATCH: How Mr & Mrs Gock Saved the Kumara

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3 days ago

Are you bothered by the wattle pollen?

The team Reporter from Marlborough Express

Picton resident Barbara Speedy says wattle pollen is a "big health issue", and asked Marlborough council candidates if they'd eradicate wattle trees.

She says that the wattle population had got worse over the decades, from just a few trees to "hills of yellow".

Are the wattle trees making your hayfever worse? Do you want the council to do something about them?

19 hours ago

Mayoral candidate hopefuls have their say on sport as big debate nears

Maia Hart Reporter from Marlborough Express

Next week's "The Big Debate" will quiz 18 of the 31 candidates chasing votes in this year's elections. The debate will be held at ASB Theatre on September 24, at 7pm. What would you like to hear discussed at the big debate?

Email any questions for the debate to Marlborough Regional Editor on ian.allen@stuff.co.nz.

Read what the Mayoral candidate hopefuls said about sport: