Marlborough SPCA: Foxes Island Road, Renwick. Phone: 03 572 9156 Email

Big Thank you

A HUGE thank you to the Alpine Motel

on the corner of Middle Renwick and Murphys Road, for their generous and continuous support of the Marlborough SPCA. A great place to stay and lovely, friendly, community minded owners! We encourage everyone looking for accommodation in the Marlborough area to support these wonderful locals. Find out more at or call Peter on 03 5781604.

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Thank you for your support in 2014

thankyouWe would like to thank everyone who helped us in the last year.

We have achieved so much in 2014 and none of it would have happened without the help and commitment of so many people. More changes are afoot at the Marlborough SPCA, if you haven't visited the animals for a while get out there and check out the changes, you will be pleasantly surprised.


Thank you for your support in November 2014

The dogs would like to say THANK YOU to Renwick Meat Market for their donation of bones. Thanks guy they were much appreciated.

Thank You to Hirepool for the free use of a tip truck to help with the building of the new paths. Thanks guys for your ongoing support.

Thank you to Peter for generously allowing us the use of his digger. It has saved a lot of back breaking work whilst digging the new paths at the centre. AWESOME.

Thanks Lions for an awesome days work building the frames for the new paths, you achieved so much in a day. You are AWESOME.


We would like to thank Pam and her team for raising $1020 in Picton for our appeal week:

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Thank you for your support in October 2014

Big thankyou to Wyseguys Photography for taking such fabulous pictures of all our animals

A huge THANK YOU to Harcourts of Blenheim who have recently held a fund raiser and have shared the money raised between 6 local charities. The SPCA was one of the lucky recipients being presented with a cheque for $1,300.00. Thanks guys your ongoing help is much appreciated.

A huge thank you to BP Computers for shearing our 11 alpacas that are awaiting new homes, and for the much needed donation of 20 bales of fresh hay to feed to them.

Thanks to a huge amount of time and effort put in by everyone involved the recent Quiz Night was a massive success raising an amazing $6,000.00. People dug deep for the event. Amazing!
The SPCA would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their invaluable contributions towards our very successful Quiz Night held recently:

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stock take2014Thank you for your support in September 2014

A big thank you to the SPCA volunteers and staff who gave up their evening on 30 September to help with the Bunnings stock take. Hard work but a few laughs were had along the way. Approximately $900 was raised. Well done guys! (see photo on the left)

THANK YOU to Sharon Thatcher of Loka Yoga who sent us a donation which she collected by way of a free meditation class with the option of a donation to the SPCA. Awesome! She is planning on doing this on a monthly basis so if you are keen on yoga check out her website and help support the animals.

Thank you for your support in August 2014

Hill's Science Diet. Hill's is a major sponsor of the SPCA, providing Hill's Science Diet food for every animal in every SPCA Centre – every day of the year. The animals at the Marlborough SPCA would like to say a big Thank You to them!
Blenheim Shuttles came up trumps again. When the centre's washing machine broke down Jude kindly replaced it for them. Your generosity is much appreciated.
Cupcake day on the 25th August was an amazing success, raising $3,218.50c. Thank you to everyone who helped or donated on the day to make it such a success.
Vicky Green would like to pass on her personal thanks to Bidvest, Nelson and Bakels for their amazing support of her Cupcake day campaign.

A big thank you to the following for their amazing donations for the recent Hunter's dinner and auction, the evening was a fantastic success:

Hill's Science Diet, The Fairways at Ocean Ridge - Kaikoura, Evolve,  Air New Zealand,  Herzog, Scenic/Heartland Hotels, Master Pet, Tyreland, Aoraki Smoke House, Marisco Wines, Spy Valley, Top Shots Photo Shop, Sea Kayak Adventures, Made to order, Giesen Winery, Vogels, Tasti Foods, Essence Café, Fudge Factory, The Hairy Mussel Company, Regal Salmon, Trailways, Alpine Lodge - St. Arnaud, Witherhills Wine, The Lounge Suite Company, Te Whare Ra Winery, Gateway Motor Lodge - Kaikoura, Interislander, Morgans Road Nursery, Butch Pet Food, Rock Ferry, Just Browsing, Marlborough Travel, Mighty Mix, Furneaux Lodge, Clearview Cleaning, Timeless Trading, Barkers, Pataka - the food store, Silk Finish, Max Relax, Selmes Trust, Makana, Figaro's, Villa Maria, Fan's Chinese Restaurant, Old St Mary's Convent.

A big thankyou to Ross Broadbridge at Marlborough Waste for the loan of a huge container.

Thanks to the Youth Council for putting on the Toasted Marshmallow Evening. It was a great night and the donated food is very welcome for all our looking for love animals. Great work guys!

Thank you to Franzi who gives up her time to help us teach our dogs some good manners.

Thank you for your support in July 2014:

Blenheim Shuttles. Thanks guys for giving free taxi services for the dinner auction and the staff function. Also thank you for the much appreciated donation of litter trays. Awesome!

Fulton Hogan have done a fantastic job of landscaping at the centre. Thanks guys you are amazing.

Wyseguys photography. Thanks for your ongoing photography of our looking for love animals, your pics are brilliant.

Summit Real Estate and Lundons Law. Thanks for providing free advertising for us, the animals need all the help they can get to gain a new home. Awesome!

A big thank you to Carol Marwick for the donation of alpaca food, cat toys and dog toys. Amazing.

Warehouse Stationary. Thank you for supplying free business cards, they are much appreciated.

Vicky Green. Thanks Vicky for your stirling work with the Hunter's dinner and auction.

Hunter's winery. Thankyou for all your amazing help for the recent dinner and auction. You were awesome.

A huge thank you to Blueflowers Web Design for doing an awesome job with this website.

Thank you for your support in June 2014:

A big thankyou to the Ward family
After their much loved dog passed away, this month, the family kindly donated all of her bedding, towels, leads, collars, food and cat litter to the SPCA, for which we are very appreciative.

Morgan Plumbing of Blenheim - For coming to our aid and fixing a broken pipe for us for free
Repco - The donation of an awesome tool box complete with tools, great timing for the toolbox as we had to put it use when our sunshade collapsed.
Hirepool - The use of a concrete mixer for ongoing upgrades to the centre

A BIG THANK YOU to our Sponsors

Marlborough SPCA deeply appreciates the support of individuals and groups in the community.  We acknowledge the different levels of support with pawprints.

paw = goods or services to the value of $100

paw paw = to the value of $300

paw paw paw = to the vale of $500

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Pawprint supporters include:

August 2013 - Bidvest

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Bidvest, an industry catering supplier, very kindly donated groceries to help make our fantastic cupcakes.  We so appreciated their gifts of flour, sugar and butter!

August 2013 - Norm Fowke Glass


Norm Fowke Glass kindly donated a pane of glass to fix our broken office window

August 2013 - Business in the local community

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The re-opened SPCA shop is most grateful for support and help from the following:

Quartz Carpet Cleaning, Dave Rees Painters,Peter Steggle Electrician, One Call,Dept of Corrections Workers,Dawn and Lee Gilbert
Elders, Trade Aid Picton, theBridal Shop Blenheim

July 2013 - Blenheim South Rotary
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Donated almost $1,000 in goods for our inspector kit.  We also appreciate the help of: Placemakers Blenheim, Protector Safety, The Auction Centre, Deluxe Group, Blenheim Engineering Supplies, ITM Building Centre, Henderson's Limited

July 2013 - Kaufman Trust

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A donation of $2,800 to purchase two new computers for the SPCA office.  

July 2013 - Marlborough Computers and Networks (MCN)

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IT support giving to install the two new computers donated by Kaufman Trust, free anti-virus and malware protection and ongoing monitoring.

July 2013 - Techsoup

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Huge reductions in the price of brand new software made possible by the lovely people at TechSoup

June 2013 - Mana Rangatahi & Carol Marwick

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Teenagers raised $370 to help fund an essential operation for Augusta the cat.  Carol Marwick donated the remaining $500 to ensure the operation goes ahead. Carol also donated money to fund volunteer SPCA T-Shirts.

June 2013 - Soundsair

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Soundsair donates free air travel to SPCA animals travelling to Wellington SPCA

June 2013 - Local businesses rally and provide support for the Marlborough SPCA Quiz Night 2013 raising $3,000.

These included: Renwick Supervalue, More FM, Alyssums & Balloons, Beachcomber Cruises, Marlborough Community College, Diana Blackwell - Artist, Forrest Estate Wines, Glen Kirby, Giesen Wines, Hunter's Wines, Interislander, Top Town Cinema, Domino's Pizza, Whittaker's Chocolate, Raupo Cafe, Lochmara Lodge, Made to Order Gift Baskets, Makana Chocolates, Marlborough Sounds Sea Kyak Tours, Giesen Sports and Events Centre, Lundon's Law

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June 2013 - Lundon's Law

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Lundon's Law donate a promotional SPCA flag for SPCA events.

April 2013 - Saddlery Warehouse


Saddlery Warehouse Donates Goods

SPCA is very grateful for the donation of a hay bale carry bag, a rope halter and lead rope.  These will be used by our inspectors.

March 2013 - Picton Lions

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The Picton Lions Club recently responded to our call for help to fund the purchase of additional SPCA collection boxes.  $100 was donated and five new boxes are on order.

January 2013 - Renwick Lions

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The lovely people at Renwick Lions have donated $214 which allows us to purchase two airline approved travel cages.  These will be used to ferry animals around New Zealand.  Sometimes we will have too many of one kind of critter - then we can 'trade' with other SPCAs - and these cages will make it easy and safe for our pets to travel.  We can also use them to send pups and kittens to Animates.  Animates are a chain of pet shops and RNZSPCA has a national welfare agreement with them - meaning they help find our little ones good homes through their stores.

November 2012 - Canterbury Community Trust

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This wonderful charity recently donated $10,000 towards staff wages.  It will make a real difference to our budget and we are delighted.  Thanks so much!

December 2012 - Marlborough District Council

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Marlborough District Council Supports the New SPCA Op Shop

MDC has given $2,500 towards lease costs on the new SPCA Op Shop corner of Main & Stuart Streets.  This grant helps our SPCA raise funds for its own work - with the help of the community of course!  Thank you MDC.

November 2012 - Redwood & Kaufman Trusts

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Redwood & Kaufman Trusts Transform the Cattery

Redwood Trust recently donated $1,500 to Marlborough SPCA to help concrete the cat enclosures.  Kaufman Trust donated $3,000.  We needed this concrete to cover the grass and prevent disease spread andalso to keep visitor and volunteer's feet dry in winter!  These donations are is very generous and most welcome.

August 2012 - Community Grants Organisation

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COGs provided SPCA with a $500 'universal grant' which will be used to cover some of the centre's electricity costs.  Thanks COGs!

Visit Us / Get in touch

The Marlborough SPCA is located 12 kms from Blenheim on the far side of Renwick. The street address is Foxes Island Road, Renwick, 7243. Look for the Forrest Estate Winery signage just before Foxes Island Road.
Our opening hours:
Monday to Saturday - 10am to 4pm and
Sunday - 10am to 2pm
Phone: 03 572 9156
After hours emergency number: 027 201 9016