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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!

Another big crowd for Motueka's season opener

(December 3): The summer season opened last night with another successful running of the Starlight Christmas Parade, followed by the Night Market. Full article, parade photos »

Exhibition to highlight Motueka's first settlers

(December 1): The fascinating stories of Ngati Rarua and Te Atiawa and their relationship with Motueka will feature in a new exhibition opening at the Motueka District Museum on Sunday. Full article »

Tasman decides against Easter Sunday trading

(December 1): The Tasman District Council has decided Easter Sunday should remain a non-trading day in the District. Full article »

Know what to do in case of emergency

(November 30): With recent earthquakes and tsunami alerts fresh on the minds of Motueka people, a meeting has been organised to remind us of how to stay safe in a civil emergency. Full article »

Community store donates proceeds to pool project

(November 29): The recently opened Motueka Community Store in Whakarewa Street has made its first donation of proceeds, with the recipients being the indoor swimming pool fundraising committee. Full article »

Mitre 10 store expansion and makeover unveiled

(November 28): Mitre 10 Motueka has undergone a major store renovation and expansion which is finally ready to be unveiled thanks to help from the community. Full article »

Parks and reserves review process to be explained

(November 23): The management and use of Motueka's reserves is up for review, and the Community Board wants to make it as easy as possible for people to get their ideas and concerns into the mix. Full article »

Barry Dowler to stand for community board

(November 22): Barry Dowler is standing for the vacant fourth position on the Motueka Community Board, having just missed out on retaining his District Council seat in the October local body election. Full article »

Website promotes shopping locally for trades firms

(November 21): Encouraging Motueka people to use local trade businesses wherever possible is a vital way of strengthening our local economy, says iBuild Motueka administrator Sheryl Riordan. Full article »

Review of the property sales market in Motueka

(November 20): October was a quieter month than normal with listing well below the number that usually come to the market and as expected the number of sales were also down. Full article »

Show your preferences for Motueka projects

(November 18): The Motueka Community Board is consulting on which special local projects it should fund in the coming year, so here's your chance to show your preferences. Full article & link to survey »

Street Art Walk an opportunity to view local talent

(November 18): Art collections can be viewed in a variety of ways, and a new opportunity is coming up in two weeks with a Street Art Walk at artists' studios on Trewavas Street. Full article »

Pool fundraisers offer big 'membership' draws

(November 17): The swimming pool fundraising team are taking on their biggest project challenge to date, selling 1000 tickets in a 3-month long "membership" draw. Full article »

Solution found for Kai Fest alcohol dilemma

(November 16): Another piece in the Motueka Kai Fest planning jigsaw has fallen into place, thanks to a collaboration between the planners and the MOTropolis owner to provide alcohol tastings off-site. Full article »

New sign highlights our mountain outlook

(November 15): We all know Arthur and Campbell, but what about all those other mountains in the ranges to our west that make up our everyday outlook? How many can we name? Full article, photo »

Funding the key constraint on growth infrastructure

(November 14): TDC is aware of the demands growth is placing on development infrastructure in the District, and is working to balance growth demands with an affordable works programme, the Mayor says. Full article »

Sunday market continues to build numbers

(November 11): The Motueka Sunday market continues to build in popularity, thanks in part to some marketing innovations introduced by coordinator Judy Roper.
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New community board gets down to business

(November 9): The new Motueka Community Board has hit the ground running, using its first business meeting to sort out some targets and priorities for its three-year term. Full article, photo »

Swimming pool project half way to target

(November 7): The Motueka Community swimming pool fundraising team have set up shop as a base for their continuing efforts, as the campaign passes the halfway mark. Full article, photos »

Motueka shop opening hours a growing issue

(November 4): Motueka retailers need to look at extending and making changes to their opening hours to better serve customers at the times that the town is busiest. Full article, photo »

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