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Marlborough Express
When good volunteers retire
Marlborough Express
These have been available on a weekly basis from the Picton Powerhouse Maritime Heritage Reserve and through dedicated Spring and Autumn plant sales which have not only contributed substantial funds to Kaipupu but encouraged the establishment of ...

 8 Aug 2018 
Safe speed reminder for SH1 between Picton and Christchurch
Scoop.co.nz
The NZ Transport Agency is urging people travelling on State Highway 1 (SH1) between Picton and Christchurch to stick to the temporary speed restrictions in place through several worksites on the route for their own safety as well as for the safety of ...

 25 Jul 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Reserve judgement: Mini-Molesworth review for Picton domain
Stuff.co.nz
Picton Trails co-ordinator John Pickering said he liked to take people up and show them the beauty of the reserves, as well as walk and mountain bike on trails in the domain. "It's a fantastic location; so close to town and within easy reach for ...

 24 Jul 2018 

Newshub
Picton gets the shakes as 5.2-magnitude earthquake strikes
Newshub
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked Picton on Sunday afternoon. While GeoNet describes the shaking at 3:14pm as light, more than 35 people reported feeling strong tremors during the seismic activity. Jolts were felt in Wellington, New Plymouth, Nelson ...

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 22 Jul 2018 

Marlborough Express
Port Marlborough calls for industry support on Picton dry dock proposal
Marlborough Express
This week Port Marlborough threw its support behind a floating dry dock at Shakespeare Bay, near Picton, as a solution for the shipping industry's multimillion-dollar problem, after launching a feasibility study last September. Ferries, commercial ...

 15 Jul 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Seals pose in Picton while catching rays
Stuff.co.nz
Swimming and sunbathing in Marlborough's winter sunshine is not for the faint-hearted. But for some Picton locals, the chill is hardly an issue. Insulated by a coat of blubber, Picton Marina's "resident" seals are known for posing as they bask in the sun.

 12 Jul 2018 

Marlborough Express
Event guide: What's on in Marlborough
Marlborough Express
FREE EVENT - AHO Matariki Festival at Picton foreshore: Arrive early to catch the kapahaka performance by Queen Charlotte College and Waikawa Primary School children. Roving light performers will delight the crowds courtesy of Interislander. From 5pm ...

 12 Jul 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Picton's emergency pod too commercial, Fire Service says
Stuff.co.nz
The idea for the pod, which was outside Picton's fire station until Friday, came about over a few beers between former tradie Greg Goodfellow and a few firefighter friends, and handshakes with many, many Picton businesses. The shelves were stocked with ...

 1 Jul 2018 

Marlborough Express
Trapping pests for prizes with Picton Dawn Chorus
Marlborough Express
Pests around Picton are on notice as a competition with the aim to increase urban trapping begins. The Picton Dawn Chorus is outfitting residents from Ngakuta Bay to Whatamango Bay with traps and is sweetening the deal by offering a monthly prize for ...

 29 Jun 2018 

Radio New Zealand
Rail returns between Picton and Christchurch
Radio New Zealand
KiwiRail expects about 2000 fewer trucks a month on the road through the Wairau Valley to St Arnaud in the Nelson Lakes National Park and to a point near Murchison, with the start of a limited rail freight services between Picton and Christchurch this ...

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 11 Sep 2017 

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