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Visit by Te Ururoa Flavell, Monday, 12 noon, Community House

Fabulous Fun with Kath Bee, Wednesday, 11.00am, Motueka Library

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Pool Raffle draws start
The Swimming Pool fundraising $24,000 "Big Raffle" draws will commence on Monday April 24th.

Youth voice decision delayed
The Community Board has had to delay a formal decision to allow youth reps to have a non-voting seat at board meetings.

Motueka to get 24/7 police
Motueka will be one of 20 extra police stations nationwide that will be manned around the clock.

$25,000 donation to pool fund
A private donor who wishes to remain anonymous has donated $25,000 to the Motueka Community Swimming Pool fund.


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April newsletter on work of Keep Motueka Beautiful (20/4)

Weekly updated lists of movies showing at our cinemas (20/4)

Submitted article: Cycling the length of the Sth Island (12/4)

Motueka Art Group: Results from recent workshops (11/4)

"Drivin' into Mot" The new music video by John Wright (11/4)

Drone footage of Motueka estuary from above (5/4)

Motueka Camera Club's Honours photos for April (4/4)

Motueka Tramping Club's walk program for April - July (24/3)

YouTube video of BMZ fun and skills at Motueka skatepark (24/3)


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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!

Is Motueka TDC's 'forgotten settlement'?

(April 23): While supporting Council's stance on reducing debt, the Motueka Community Board nevertheless said a lack of movement on key infrastructure is hurting Motueka. Full article »

Survey seeks opinions on Whanganui ferry project

(April 21): Motueka people have the opportunity to give their opinions on the proposed ferry linking Whanganui with Motueka through an online survey. Full article »

Anarewa Reserve plan needs further work

(April 20): Efforts by Tasman District Council to develop the reserve area between Anarewa Crescent and Tapu Bay have resulted in "dissension within the community", residents said. Full article »

Record crowd at community board public forum

(April 19): What must be a record number of people at the Community Board public forum yesterday is a testament to the increasing faith Motueka people are placing in the effectiveness of their new representatives. Full article »

Review of the property sales market for March

(April 19): After a slow February Motueka had a bumper run on sales in March with a very low median days to sell of just 38 and a median price of $536,000. Full article »

John Wright launches music career in Mot

(April 11): About 150 people were fortunate to be present when legendary Kiwi cricketer John Wright launched his songwriting and singing career in Motueka on Sunday. Full article, photo »

First Motueka Kai Fest a popular success

(April 10): A roaring success and definitely do it again next year - that's the reaction from most people at the inaugural Motueka Kai Fest held yesterday at Decks Reserve. Full article, photos »

Future of Ingram kindergarten on the line

(April 7): Parents and friends of the Laura Ingram Kindergarten met with Motueka councillors today to protest suggestions that the kindergarten be replaced by car parking for an extended library. Full article »

Thankful gesture leads to prize quilt

(April 6): Expressing thanks for a helping hand led to a Motueka woman winning a beautiful quilt made by the Crafty Tarts, raising money for the Motueka community swimming pool. Full article »

Youth to gain voice in local government

(April 6): The Tasman District Council is moving ahead with plans to give young people a voice in local decision-making. Full article »

Kai Fest team ready for the big day

(March 31): Nearly two years of concept development and detailed planning will come to fruition next Sunday, April 9th with the running of the inaugural Motueka Kai Fest. Full article »

Project to strengthen management of youth events

(March 30): A new project funded by the Ministry of Youth Development to strengthen the local youth events scene is about to get underway. Full article »

Quay memorial a challenge for some drivers

(March 28): Atrocious reverse driving around the car parking area beside the old Motueka wharf have led TDC to use rocks to keep out cars while the old Tarrant memorial is repaired. Full article, photos »

Big management change at Motueka i-Site

(March 28): A management shakeup will see the Motueka i-Site managed by Nelson Regional Development Agency on a three-month trial to seek "a more sustainable business model". Full article »

Vision to support Whanganui ferry investigation

(March 27): Vision Motueka will act as the main support group and conduit for information at the southern end of the proposed Whanganui to Motueka ferry service, at least until the completion of the feasibility studies. Full article »

High Street entrance a better look for visitors

(March 25): Visitors' first impressions of Motueka will be much better with the completion of the undergrounding of power cables in the remaining part of High Street south of the CBD. Full article, photos »

Motueka must wait for desired improvements

(March 24): A new library for Motueka is "absolutely needed", Tasman Mayor Richard Kempthorne said, but only as it fits into Council's district-wide planning. Full article »

Comm board approves three discretionary grants

(March 23): Three community groups received discretionary grants to help with current projects at the Motueka Community Board meeting on Tuesday. Full article »

Boomerang Bag production in full swing

(March 18): After three sewing bees involving more than 40 people, the number of cloth Boomerang Bags ready for use freely by Motueka shoppers has passed the 100 mark. Full article, photos »

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