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Environmental groups in Motueka

Keep Motueka Beautiful
The Committee is a part of the national body, Keep New Zealand Beautiful. The local councils of towns and cities become financial members of KNZB and committees are formed by local communities. Litter reduction and environmental beautification are two of the main focuses.
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Motueka Community Gardens
Located off Old Wharf Road, opposite the Recreation Centre and beside the entrance to the Inlet Walkway. After one season of growing an abundant crop of vegetables, plans are under way to develop the gardens further and provide both communal gardens and private allotments.
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Riverside Community
Nestled in the Moutere Valley, Riverside offers people an opportunity to put their group living ideals into practice. We host regular public events including educational workshops, community lunches, cultural events and music festivals. We see our way of life as our main contribution to peacemaking. We demonstrate that a group of people can thrive without being focused on competition, benefiting themselves and society.
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Our Kai Motueka
Our Kai Motueka is a community group that promotes sustainable production, for distribution, and wholesome enjoyment of nutritious, local food in our region. The first plan is to create food forest-style orchards to get fresh fruit and nuts grown in town for local people to harvest, enjoy and preserve, and to reconnect people with seasonal harvesting.
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Department of Conservation, Motueka Area office
The Motueka Area manages the area from the Rai Saddle in the east through Nelson City and to Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks in the west.
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Transition Town Motueka
Transition Town Motueka is moving towards a lower energy lifestyle by re-localising our community, making it resilient and truly sustainable. The community has many projects underway, like a community lending program, a local Sunday market, and a program to install gardens in several local households.
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Friends of Raumanukas
The Raumanuka Reserve is a popular place for walking and a great spot to view a wide range of birds that use the Moon Creek Estuary for feeding and resting. Raumanukas work days to restore the site are held every 3rd Saturday of the month and the immediately following Monday.
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TALENTS (Tasman Area Local Exchange Network and Trading System) is Motueka's own local currency, that allows members to trade with each other without having to use money, through simply recording credits and debits on members accounts.
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