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Weekly updated lists of movies showing at our cinemas (27/10)

Update on current Council work on roads & infrastructure (26/10)

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Motueka Camera Club's Honours photos for September (13/10)

Meth epidemic takes its toll on Motueka's vulnerable (5/10)

Silver Fern Shannon Francois on why she loves Motueka (5/10)

Keep Motueka Beautiful's Spring 2016 newsletter (4/10)

Schedule and entry forms for 2016 Motueka A&P Show (4/10)

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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!

Brent Maru to head Community Board

(October 28): Two popular Motueka community leaders, Brent Maru and Peter Canton, have been elected or appointed to key roles in local politics. Full article »

TDC finally adopts its Annual Report

(October 27): The Tasman District Council was able to adopt its Annual Report today at the first Council meeting of the new three-year term. Full article »

Community support wanted for big cycle challenge

(October 20): Organisers of the inaugural Abel Tasman Cycle Challenge event are asking Motueka people to help out as riders pass along the cycle trail around Motueka.
Full article »

Review of the property sales market in October

(October 18): September was a good listing month with 34 new properties listed. The median sale price dropped back a bit to just under $500,000. Full article »

Motueka recognises its outstanding volunteers

(October 17): The invaluable contribution to the Motueka community of volunteers was recognised at Memorial Hall yesterday at a social event culminating in the presentation of 10 special awards. Full article, photos »

Public meeting to focus on Riwaka issues

(October 12): Riwaka residents have an early opportunity to tell their new political leaders about issues that particularly affect them. Full article »

Our Town Motueka settles on marketing plan

(October 11): An all day workshop attended by 14 Motueka business people has settled on a focus and plan for Our Town Motueka to promote Motueka to the world. Full article »

Ogilvie, Canton and Hawkes win Council seats

(October 8): With Council election preminary results completed, the Motueka Ward will be represented for the next three years by David Ogilvie, Peter Canton and Paul Hawkes. Full article »

Oil vessel safety system wins top award for Coppins

(October 4): When an international oil company needed a safety system for a massive oil processing vessel being towed from Korea to the North Sea, they found their solution at Motueka's Coppins Sea Anchors. Full article »

Phone app helps local research on dolphins

(October 4): Local people on the waters and along the beaches in Abel Tasman and surrounds are being recruited to help fill in knowledge gaps of endangered Hector's dolphins. Full article »

Ideas sought for summer season weekend opener

(October 3): The new Our Town Motueka committee is casting around for ideas to build the first weekend in December into a big community, retail and visitor weekend. Full article »

i-Site services count 'more than ever'

(September 30): Although i-Sites are facing huge challenges in a digital world, they still have a vital role in providing the first impression of a town to many visitors, says new NRDA boss Mark Rawson. Full article »

Whanganui - Motueka freight ferry service proposed

(September 27): A bold plan to start up a ferry service between Whanganui and Motueka could make make major savings in both time and money for those needing an inter-island link. Full article »

Motueka gets better deal in TDC project timings

(September 25): Motueka is receiving a better slice of the TDC cake over the coming nine months, following Council decisions to approve or bring forward some infrastructure projects. Full article »

Sunday Market offers Kai Fest full support

(September 24): The new harvest celebration event, Motueka Kai Fest, will be even bigger thanks to the Sunday Market operators offering their full support. Full article »

Perfect weather for jumping out of a plane

(September 23): Could the organisers of the Good Vibes skydiving event have ordered better weather conditions than what they've dished up for the town and its adventurous visitors these past few days? Full article »

Motueka calendar ready for holiday season

(September 23): A 2017 calendar featuring photos of Motueka's attractions has been printed and is ready for sales leading into the Christmas and tourism retail season.
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Council ends term in strong financial position

(September 23): Tasman's annual wrap-up of its finances confirms the Council's strong financial performance continues, with net debt reduced from $141 million in 2015 to $129 million at the end of June 2016. Full article »

Fitness classes aim to 'get Motueka moving'

(September 22): A new physical activity initiative aiming to "get Motueka moving" will start next week at Decks Reserve. Full article »

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