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dng ty a Sav oortunity to tas MARLBOROUGH DISTRICT COUNCIL He körero no te Kaunihera o Wairau Sounds News v foa. in D'Urville Island community gets together to talk roads D'Urville Island's residents and a team from Marlborough Roads met last month to mark the beginning of the three-week annual road maintenance programme. Mariborough Roads has a joint venture with Fulton Hogan and Heb Construction who manage the Network Outcomes Contract (NOCL. maintaining roading functions for Woka Kotahi NZTA for stote highways and for the Council for local roads. Cir Taylor said the meeting provided Mariborough Roads team and catch up with the locals. "The group ascussed the previous year's works, the planned drainage and slip clearance, and working together when weather events occur to maintain road access. la great opportunity for councilors to join the who are working on improving or maintaining the roads," he said. Mr Bennett said One NetworkOne Team is what the NOC stands for. "The uniquueness of our contract is what makes us great. We are the only NOC contract in New Zealand with an island component, and what a point of difference that is. The visit allowed the group to see for themselves the remoteness of the island and understand the complexites of moving large machinery on and off the island for the annual works This year Marlborough Roads invited residents to a barbecue and hostede community meeting Mariborough Roads Contract Manager Grant Bennett said the meeting was a great opportunity to meet the locals, explain the plans for the island's 64 kilometres of public roads, and understand any concerrs they might have. Deputy Mayor Nedine Taylor and councillors Barbara Fauls and Francis Maher also attended Gront ennett odesses he Duveond communty meeting Morborough Roods mointoin he 64 lometres of publie rood on Duve and Economic recovery group winds down as Kenepuru Road reopens It's been a rocky road for businesses affected by the July 2021 storm, particularly in the Mariborough Sounds and the Awatere Valley. But normality is slowly returning for many and as a result an economic recovery group established to support those aftected has met for the final time. Economic Development Manager Nel Henry says Council initiated the group as part of regional recovery efforts Chaired by former Sounds Ward councilor and local business owner, Trevor Hook of Te Mahia Bay, the group included local businesses, community, roading agencies, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MP, DOC and Council. Business support organisations have also been ivolved "We have collectively decided it's time to wind down as the group has achieved its aims and things are beginning to retum to normal, particularly with Awatere Road access partially restored and the Kenepuru Road now open with restricted public access. Mr Henry said. The group's focus over the past eight months has been to discuss the current and future impact of the flooding from an economic perspective, look at the potential solutions and to agree on how the impact wil be communicated. Some of the business support intiatives implemented include Council's subsidised water transport service and marina parking for residents and businesses not able to use the road. "These were very well recelved by the community as they helped maintain visitation over the critical summer period" Mr Henry said. "Business advice was also made available and support calls were made to affected businesses by MP, Destination Mariborough, Mariborough Chamber of Commerce and Trust Mariborough" he said "We have also had input into the region's roading repair plans and were able to share the priorities of the business community with Council and Mariborough Roads along the way Council staft wil continue to monitor the situation and remain availble to provide support and advice when required, he said. Councir's suosidsed woter ronsport service has been wel received ty ousinesses ipocted by he Jy 202om Council's Harbours team - working to ensure our waterways are safe for everyone to enjoy. Contact the Harbourmaster's Office if you need advice or information about Marlborough's harbours. 03 520 7400 | HARBOURS.&MARLBOROUGH GOVT.NZ www.MARLBOROUGH.GOVT.NZ I 03 520 7400 I 15 SEYMOUR STREET, BLENHEIM, 7201 NEW ZEALAND dng ty a Sav oortunity to tas MARLBOROUGH DISTRICT COUNCIL He körero no te Kaunihera o Wairau Sounds News v foa. in D'Urville Island community gets together to talk roads D'Urville Island's residents and a team from Marlborough Roads met last month to mark the beginning of the three-week annual road maintenance programme. Mariborough Roads has a joint venture with Fulton Hogan and Heb Construction who manage the Network Outcomes Contract (NOCL. maintaining roading functions for Woka Kotahi NZTA for stote highways and for the Council for local roads. Cir Taylor said the meeting provided Mariborough Roads team and catch up with the locals. "The group ascussed the previous year's works, the planned drainage and slip clearance, and working together when weather events occur to maintain road access. la great opportunity for councilors to join the who are working on improving or maintaining the roads," he said. Mr Bennett said One NetworkOne Team is what the NOC stands for. "The uniquueness of our contract is what makes us great. We are the only NOC contract in New Zealand with an island component, and what a point of difference that is. The visit allowed the group to see for themselves the remoteness of the island and understand the complexites of moving large machinery on and off the island for the annual works This year Marlborough Roads invited residents to a barbecue and hostede community meeting Mariborough Roads Contract Manager Grant Bennett said the meeting was a great opportunity to meet the locals, explain the plans for the island's 64 kilometres of public roads, and understand any concerrs they might have. Deputy Mayor Nedine Taylor and councillors Barbara Fauls and Francis Maher also attended Gront ennett odesses he Duveond communty meeting Morborough Roods mointoin he 64 lometres of publie rood on Duve and Economic recovery group winds down as Kenepuru Road reopens It's been a rocky road for businesses affected by the July 2021 storm, particularly in the Mariborough Sounds and the Awatere Valley. But normality is slowly returning for many and as a result an economic recovery group established to support those aftected has met for the final time. Economic Development Manager Nel Henry says Council initiated the group as part of regional recovery efforts Chaired by former Sounds Ward councilor and local business owner, Trevor Hook of Te Mahia Bay, the group included local businesses, community, roading agencies, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MP, DOC and Council. Business support organisations have also been ivolved "We have collectively decided it's time to wind down as the group has achieved its aims and things are beginning to retum to normal, particularly with Awatere Road access partially restored and the Kenepuru Road now open with restricted public access. Mr Henry said. The group's focus over the past eight months has been to discuss the current and future impact of the flooding from an economic perspective, look at the potential solutions and to agree on how the impact wil be communicated. Some of the business support intiatives implemented include Council's subsidised water transport service and marina parking for residents and businesses not able to use the road. "These were very well recelved by the community as they helped maintain visitation over the critical summer period" Mr Henry said. "Business advice was also made available and support calls were made to affected businesses by MP, Destination Mariborough, Mariborough Chamber of Commerce and Trust Mariborough" he said "We have also had input into the region's roading repair plans and were able to share the priorities of the business community with Council and Mariborough Roads along the way Council staft wil continue to monitor the situation and remain availble to provide support and advice when required, he said. Councir's suosidsed woter ronsport service has been wel received ty ousinesses ipocted by he Jy 202om Council's Harbours team - working to ensure our waterways are safe for everyone to enjoy. Contact the Harbourmaster's Office if you need advice or information about Marlborough's harbours. 03 520 7400 | HARBOURS.&MARLBOROUGH GOVT.NZ www.MARLBOROUGH.GOVT.NZ I 03 520 7400 I 15 SEYMOUR STREET, BLENHEIM, 7201 NEW ZEALAND