Marlborough News & Alerts


West Coast and Marlborough Floods

Saturday 24 Jul – last updated 10:29 am: Local states of emergency remain in place for Buller District and Marlborough District. West Coast Civil Defence Emergency Management is coordinating assistance to communities affected by the Buller flooding event.
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COVID-19 vaccination update 23 July 2021

We are currently offering vaccination to people in Groups 1, 2 and 3. We have completed vaccination clinics for all rest homes in Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough and have started to vaccinate people in their homes if they are not able to leave their house easily.
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Public health advice for people returning home after flood evacuations

This advice has been issued by the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service, for people affected by flooding caused by severe weather on 16 and 17 July. Click here for a printable PDF of advice, or read below.
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State of Local Emergency extended in Marlborough

Update 11:33 AM FRIDAY 23 JULY 2021: The state of local emergency has been extended until 12.20 pm on Saturday 31 July in Marlborough.
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Marlborough Weather Event Update

Update Marlborough’s recovery effort is continuing with agencies and contractors working hard to connect communities still isolated.
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Marlborough Weather Event Update

Update 4:31 PM WEDNESDAY 21 JULY 2021: The team at Marlborough’s Emergency Operations Centre is keeping an eye on a small, fast moving weather system expected to bring rain to Marlborough this evening. The MetService advises that rainfall on the ranges is likely to total 20 to 40mm over a six hour period but is unlikely to result in any significant flooding in the Wairau River.
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Marlborough weather event update

Update 4:02 PM TUESDAY 20 JULY 2021: Marlborough’s recovery from the weekend’s storm continues, with the focus remaining firmly on residents and communities, particularly in the Marlborough Sounds, where some people are still isolated.
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Marlborough weather event update

Update “Many local roads are still closed or have limited access for residents and emergency services only,” said Marlborough’s Deputy Mayor Nadine Taylor. “The key message is that travel on Marlborough Sounds and some rural roads should be limited to essential movements,” she said. “It is crucial that people drive to the conditions and take care.”
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Emergency declared in Marlborough

Update 2:00 PM Saturday 17 July 2021: A state of local emergency was declared at 12.20 pm today by Marlborough’s Deputy Mayor Nadine Taylor. “This declaration will ensure our emergency response team has all the resources it needs to effectively conduct evacuations,” Nadine Taylor said.
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RSV and other viruses: Please do not visit patients in hospital if you are unwell

Nelson Marlborough, like other regions in New Zealand, is experiencing an increase in respiratory illness amongst pre-school aged children and infants.
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