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Tuesday, June 14th, 2022

New Port Partnership boost for Marlborough Exporters

Port Marlborough and CentrePort have joined forces to provide an end-to-end logistics supply chain connecting Marlborough exporters directly to the world. The ports have entered into a formal agreement which…

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Thursday, April 14th, 2022

Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment – drop in sessions

Want to learn more about the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment? Enabling works for the Waitohi Ferry Precinct Ferry Redevelopment are set to get underway in June / July 2022….

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Monday, March 7th, 2022

MDC Funding decision – Media Statement

Port Marlborough is pleased to hear the decision from Marlborough District Council, confirming the council will raise the loan to finance Port Marlborough’s share of the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct…

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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022

Port Marlborough Half Year Report

Kia ora all, It’s an exciting time to be part of Port Marlborough and we are proud to report an excellent start to the 2022 Financial Year. We continue to…

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Friday, December 3rd, 2021

NZ COVID-19 Traffic Light Framework

Important Information to Customers and Users From today 3rd December 2021, all of New Zealand moves to the new “Traffic Light” COVID-19 Protection Framework. Marlborough is at Orange. Our Commitment…

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Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

Port Marlborough Business under Alert Level 2

Important Information to Customers and Users From 11:59pm on Tuesday 7th September, all of New Zealand outside of Auckland moves to Covid Alert Level 2 (L2). Port Marlborough has moved…

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Monday, September 6th, 2021

Media Statement – 6th September 2021

Port Marlborough working hard to repair linkspan following recovery of locomotive The recovery operation to retrieve a KiwiRail remote-controlled locomotive and wagon from berth two at Port Marlborough in Picton…

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Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

Media Statement – 1st September 2021

This afternoon there was an incident in the Port whereby a KiwiRail locomotive and wagon entered the water by the linkspan at Berth Two. Nobody has been injured in this…

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Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

Port Marlborough Business under Alert Level 3

Important Information to Customers and Users From midnight on Tuesday 31st August, all regions south of Auckland including Marlborough will move into Alert Level 3. During L3 businesses can open…

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Tuesday, August 17th, 2021

Port Marlborough Business under Alert Level 4

Important Information to Customers and Users From midnight on Tuesday 17th August, we as a country will be moving into Alert Level 4, where all non-essential businesses are instructed to…

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Sunday, August 1st, 2021

Support for Sounds Residents

Following the state of emergency declared in Marlborough and the damage sustained by the roads in the Marlborough Sounds following the heavy rain in July, we would like to offer…

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Friday, July 23rd, 2021

Media Statement – 23rd July 2021

Statement from Port Marlborough – Eco World Lease Expiry Port Marlborough is disappointed that the EcoWorld business has not vacated its port premises following the expiry of its lease, despite…

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Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Navigation Warning – Debris in the Sounds

MDC Harbours Office has issued the following Navigation Warning: There have been reports of all types of debris floating in the Sounds as a result of the heavy rain. All…

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Friday, July 9th, 2021

Media Statement – 9th July 2021

Port Marlborough continues to offer its support to help EcoWorld Aquarium vacate its port premises, including the rehoming of its animals. The Port also understands that animal welfare experts have…

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Tuesday, July 6th, 2021

Media Statement – 6th July 2021

Port Marlborough has offered to support EcoWorld Aquarium following the end of the Aquarium’s 10-year lease at the port. The EcoWorld Aquarium business is a commercial tenant that occupies land…

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Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

Picton Environment Centre

Thanks, Picton Environment Centre! One of our significant community sponsorships is the provision of premises for our friends at Picton Dawn Chorus, Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary and Envirohub Marlborough! These three…

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Sunday, March 7th, 2021

COVID – 19 Update – Alert Level 1

Important Information to Customers and Users From 6 am on March 7th,  Auckland moves to Alert Level 2. The rest of New Zealand moves to Alert Level 1. Port Marlborough…

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Friday, March 5th, 2021


Strong and unusual currents and unpredictable surges warning. Civil Defence and Marlborough Harbourmaster are strongly encouraging boaties to remain vigilant with the current warnings in place following the magnitude 8.1…

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Sunday, February 28th, 2021

COVID-19 Update – Alert Level 2

Important Information to Customers and Users From 6am on Sunday 28th February, Auckland  moved to Alert Level 3 (L3) and the rest of New Zealand moved to Alert Level 2…

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Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment Project included in Fast-track Consenting Legislation

Port Marlborough and KiwiRail have welcomed the inclusion of the Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment Project in the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast Track Consenting) Bill which is due to be introduced to…

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