Latest Marlborough, New Zealand Stories
LOS ANGELES, Nov.
By COLLETT, Geoff The plan to build a hydro power scheme on Marlborough's Wairau River might have prompted the longest resource consent hearing ever, but it's not over yet. Geoff Collett reports.
Havelock residents now have access to a nurse at the Havelock Medical Centre five days a week instead of just two. Pelorus Area Health Trust chairwoman Roz Freeth said the community had been lobbying for its rural status to be reinstated since it was lifted in 2005.
By VAN WEL, Alex TrustPower's hydro scheme passes its first hurdle. ALEX VAN WEL reports. Opponents of TrustPower's $280 million hydro electricity scheme in Marlborough say they will not give up their fight, despite resource consents being granted.
By HARDING, Evan INVERCARGILL CITY COUNCIL committee members last night lent their support behind a bid by local Maori to make about 12km of Invercargill's Oreti Beach a mataitai.