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Museum to close for months
The Motueka Museum will close for seismic strengthening from Friday 30th June until November.

Ferry questioned by peer review
A new study on the viability of a ferry between Motueka and Whanganui has found big gaps in its initial feasibility study.

Defibrillator in High Street
Unichem pharmacy on High Street now have a defibrillator located on the wall outside their shop front.

Swimming Pool Raffle draw #10
Drawn June 23rd
1st Prize $500 - 1442
2nd Prize $200 - 1855
3rd Prize $200 - 1019
4th Prize $100 - 1751.


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News from the AGM of the Motueka Arts Council (8/5)

Motueka Camera Club's Honours photos for June (6/6)

Drone video footage of the area around Port Motueka (2/5)

Programme available for getting ready for the job hunt (25/5)

Comments added on proposal for Motueka-Whanganui ferry (17/5)


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WELCOME TO MOTUEKA ONLINE, the community website for all Motueka residents. Check out upcoming events, news and information, have your say on issues. UPDATED DAILY!

Wedding Hub promotes special event destination

(June 26): A new venture based in Motueka aims to further build the size and professionalism of the Nelson and Tasman wedding and events industry. Full article »

Where would an outdoor gym be most useful?

(June 23): The Motueka Community Board are looking at options for potentially installing outdoor gym equipment, similar to that at Tahunanui beach area and Saxton Fields. But where should it go? Full article, survey »

High Street traffic survey for Dummies

(June 22): A "Dummies" guide to filling out the High Street traffic survey or making a submission to NZTA. Full article »

Community Board challenged on youth issues

(June 21): Several issues around the place of young people in the community grabbed the limelight at Motueka Community Board's packed-out June meeting yesterday. Full article »

NZTA surveys opinions on Motueka traffic woes

(June 19): The NZ Transport Agency is investigating short to medium term improvements to High Street Motueka to improve safety and traffic flows. Full article »

Casting vote used to keep dam project alive

(June 15): Tasman Mayor Richard Kempthorne used his casting vote to keep the Lee Valley Dam project alive, but the result will likely mean more costs to ratepayers. Full article »

Refurbished Tarrant Memorial to be re-dedicated

(June 13): The refurbished Trooper Leonard Tarrant Memorial at Motueka Quay will be re-dedicated at a service to be held at 2.30pm on Saturday July 8th. Full article »

'Weddingmoon' package promotion launched

(June 9): Local tourism promoter and wedding celebrant Terri Everett has launched the "Mountains to the Sea" promotion package for couples wanting something completely different for their wedding. Full article »

Motueka Library celebrates 160th anniversary

(June 2): The Motueka Library is celebrating its 160th anniversary this month with a series of interesting speakers presenting a range of topics. Full article »

Council to consult on Freedom Camping Bylaw

(June 2): The Tasman District Council next week will seek public feedback on a draft Freedom Camping Bylaw. Full article »

Swimming pool clocks in naming rights sponsor

(June 1): Another boost came to the Motueka Community Pool Fundraising Group this week with the signing up of a second sponsorship package. Full article »

Some facts about the ferry service proposal

(May 31): The feasibility study undertaken by consultants on the proposed Motueka-Whanganui ferry service answers some of the common questions posed by interested parties and sceptics. Full article »

Lotteries grants $45,500 to strengthen museum

(May 31): The Lottery Grants Board will contribute half the cost of seismically strengthening the historically important Motueka Museum building, granting $45,500 to the project. Full article »

Library feasibility study brought forward

(May 26): Persistence and strong advocacy by Motueka Councillors and the community has led to TDC advancing a feasibility study for a new library into the 2017/18 Annual Plan. Full article »

Motueka JPs open for service at Elevation

(May 25): Need a JP to sign an important document? Then the Motueka Service Desk, manned by local Justices of the Peace at Elevation Cafe every 1st and 3rd Saturday, may be your answer. Full article »

Great programme lineup for Winter Workshops

(May 23): The Motueka Arts Council has finalised the programme for its highly popular Winter Workshop program, truly offering something for everyone. Full article, download programme »

Motuekans like ferry idea, but have concerns

(May 22): Motueka people are strongly in favour of the proposed ferry service with Whanganui, but are also concerned about the potential impacts on the port environment and local roading infrastructure. Full article, survey results »

Kai Fest team prepares for repeat performance

(May 19): Work has begun on planning next year's Motueka Kai Fest, starting with a new trust being officially formed to carry on and expand the project. Full article »

Slow progress toward youth reps on community board

(May 18): The Motueka Community Board is planning a selection process for non-voting youth representation at board meetings, while bureaucracy hampers efforts to change standing orders needed to formalise the arrangement. Full article »

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