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Good response to High St survey
NZTA said there were 254 submissions on changes to High Street traffic management received through the website, email and paper.

Motueka reserves review
TDC's big review of Motueka's reserves has now progressed to the stage where staff are reviewing all the submissions.

TDC seeks youth opinions
Council is consulting with young people from Tasman to get their voice on what is important to them for the next 10-year plan.

Reusable cups in Nelson
Nelson cafes are keen to try out a Motueka-hatched plan to ditch disposable cups in the city, replacing them with reusable cups.

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Motueka Tramping Club trip reports and trip programme (11/7)

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Library offers art workshops for beginners

(July 20): You'd like to draw or paint but are too shy to join an art group? The Motueka Library is offering three art workshops for beginners over the next three weeks. Full article »

Board makes progress on youth representation

(July 19): Further steady progress was made by the Motueka Community Board at its monthly meeting yesterday, including the final, formal adoption of changes to standing orders allowing youth representatives to take part in debates. Full article »

Comm Board endorses Motueka Volunteers event

(July 19): The Motueka Community Board strongly endorses the annual Motueka Volunteers Awards run by Vision Motueka, but has declined a request to co-host the event. Full article »

KMB supports intent of freedom camping bylaw

(July 18): The Keep Motueka Beautiful group has made a supportive submission to Council's draft Freedom Camping Bylaw, three weeks before submissions close. Full article »

Upgrade to Mariri Resource Recovery Centre begins

(July 7): Changes are afoot at the Mariri Resource Recovery Centre as TDC begins improvements that will make the centre more efficient, safer and easier for people to use. Full article »

Council prepares for library feasibility study

(July 7): The first step in the process of developing a new Motueka Library was taken yesterday when TDC's Community Development Committee agreed to work on the required feasibility study and community consultation. Full article »

Board's SH60 submission urges carparking rethink

(July 4): The Motueka Community Board is urging NZTA to minimise the loss of car parking spaces on central High Street, when the transport agency decides on changes to traffic management within the town. Full article »

Relief in sight for flood-prone north-west Motueka

(June 29): Relief is in sight for residents in the flood-prone north-western sector of Motueka, with stormwater upgrades being brought forward into the upcoming financial year. Full article »

Motueka Library celebrates 160 years of service

(June 29): Sixty people gathered at Motueka Library yesterday to celebrate the anniversary of 160 years of Library service in Motueka. Full article »

Review of the property sales market for May

(June 29): The median days on market in and around Motueka remained a relatively low 33 and the average sale price was 37% above the current average capital value.
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TDC backs Kai Fest for even bigger 2018 event

(June 27): Tasman District Council will support next year's Motueka Kai Fest with $20,000 funding to help the fledgling event reach greater heights and build financial sustainability. Full article »

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 »

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