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?
We know life insurance is important, but we often put it off thinking we’ll get to it later.
Everyone’s circumstances are different. However, there are important life stages where you may want to consider life insurance:
● wedding planning
● having a child
● buying a house
● writing a will
Until 31 November 2019, if you take out a Cigna LifeOne policy and you’ll receive $150 credit towards your premium payments.
Schedule a call with Cigna for a personalised quote and to talk through your options.
SCHEDULE A CALL
$150.00 policy credit applied after three months of premium payments. Terms and conditions apply. See www.cigna.co.nz/stuff for more information.
MetService has issued a strong wind watch for Marlborough.
Valid: 7 hours from 3:00am to 10:00am Wednesday.
Forecast: Southerly winds may approach severe gale in exposed places during this time.
An update for severe weather will be issued by 9:00pm Tuesday 22 Oct 2019.
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