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Motueka Tai Chi

Come along to our relaxed, friendly classes taught by Christie Douglas (022 488 9160). All welcome. Motueka Uniting Church Hall, 64 High Street. Tuesdays 11am-12pm, $10 or $5 (retired).

Dru Yoga classes

Dru yoga is based on soft flowing movements & directed breathing (suitable for all ages and abilities) Fridays @ 9.15 am, during School Terms only (Senior Citizen's Hall; behind Motueka Library) $10/session. Please contact Ursula on 027 7881573

Bellydance with Raewyn

Improves posture, flexibility, body awareness and, a wonderful way to express yourself. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Registration essential prior to start date 1 August 2017. 7 week course for beginners and beyond. For information, or 029 775 1853

Mindfulness Group

Weekly Wednesdays from 5.30 - 6.30pm at Community House, Deck's Reserve. Koha donation. Simple techniques and practical information and support given. Contact, 021 1111637 or 03 526 8781.

Babytime at Motueka
Public Library

A fun, hands-on session with songs, movement, rhymes and stories for children two years and younger with their caregivers. Every Friday during school term time starting at 10am.

Car pooling

Tasman District Council has information on its website about rides in the Tasman/Nelson Region from Jayride, New Zealand's largest car pooling website. View details here

Kids Yoga Classes

Starting February 2017. Alternate Saturdays mornings. Age groups 4-6 and 7-9. At Parklands School, Motueka. Booking and information contact Jo 0211709495.

Diabetes Support Group

Nelson Diabetes Support Group meets on the last Friday of every month, 1.30 to 3 pm at Nick Smith's Rooms, 544 Waimea Road, Annesbrook. Bring a plate for afternoon tea together with the recipe. Gold coin donation. Phone Joan 548 6263.

One to One Art Sessions

Enjoy working on your own artwork under the guidance of an experienced Artist/Tutor in Motueka. Each session day or evening is tailored to your individual needs, various techniques and media covered. Contact Catherine Kent,, phone 03 553 0548

SASH - Sexual Abuse Support and Healing

Support, counselling and advocacy for people and their families/whanau who have experienced sexual abuse. Located at 155 High Street, Motueka. email -,, phone 03 548 2407 or 0225482405.

Function room

The Motueka Community House, Decks Reserve, function room is available 7 days a week at reasonable rental rates. For information, phone Gaille at 528 0404.

Mainly Music

Musical activities that help you and your preschooler have fun together while aiding in the development of coordination, movement and balance. Tasman Bible Church every Wednesday of the school term at 10am. Contact Judy 526 6801 or Lorna 526 6868.

Motueka Newcomers

New to the region? Meet new friends at Muses Cafe, beside the museum, at 10.30am Wednesdays for coffee, or at the Drop In Centre at the Community House in Decks Reserve on Fridays 10am - 12 noon.

The Welcome Mat

Come for a chat and meet new friends. Children welcome. Every 2nd Wednesday, 10.30am - noon at the Community House, Decks Reserve. Inquiries: 528 4461 or 528 8391.


A full body workout creating long lean muscles, improving posture and flexibility. Reduces back pain, injury & stress. Classes to suit most abilities from child to grandparent, men & women. Private Equipment Sessions also available. Phone Michelle Alexander, 528 0252.

Family Planning &
Sexual Health

Provides contraception (condoms, combined pill, emergency contraception, depo provera and mini pill). A charge of $10.00 for clients aged over 25 otherwise free. Free pregnancy testing, Screening for STIs, & Cervical Screening. Ph: 528 0234.

Family Whanau
Support Services

Free and confidential, supportive and non-judgemental. Builds upon the strengths of your family/whanau. We support you to make positive changes for yourself and your family. Free Counselling may be available. Ph: 528 0234.

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Motueka SASH Support Link

We work with women and children seeking healing from rape and sexual abuse both recent and historic. To access any of our services and talk in confidence to someone who will understand, phone 03 929 8008.

Jiu Jitsu

Meets Wednesday nights at 7.30pm at the Recreation Centre. For 16 years plus. Phone 528 1220 and ask for David.

Big Brothers Big
Sisters of Nelson

Ever had a caring adult help you out? Want to pay it forward? We need you to make a difference to the lives of Motueka young people. Become a mentor! Ph 03 545 9864 or go to www.bigbrothersbigsisters.

Special Olympics Motueka

Providing sporting opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities. Motueka Club offers Indoor Bowls, Bocce, Swimming, Equestrian and Ten Pin. For more info please contact Sue Cleaver 03 5432125 or

Solo Parents Social Club

Are you a solo mum or dad and you don't get out much? We are starting a group to help expand your friendship network. We get together once a fortnight for a pot luck dinner, in a local home based environment. Contact Laura 528 4701 or 0211746599 or

Wahine Warrant of Fitness

Have you ever wondered where you are at with your health? Do you ever wonder about your fertility and life style? Everyone who comes before October 31st gets a free information pack and a voucher for a free mirimiri (massage). Booking essential. Call 528 6061 or txt/call 02102908547.

Zumba Fitness Motueka with Ngaire

My classes are an easy, fun way to get fit & lose weight. 2 Zumba Gold classes suitable for seniors and 3 regular classes/week. Just $6.00/class. Contact Ngaire 0278648141.

Open Eyes Learning
Holiday Programme

A nature and art based holiday programme over the summer of 2014 in Riwaka, from the 6th of January for 3 weeks. Enrolments open now. Check www.nature-based.wikispaces.coma for details or find us on Facebook. Or contact Bridget on 0273015826.

Babbling Books

Motukea Library book group. Talk about the latest book you have read, hear what others have been reading and get some great recommendations for you next read. Meets the first Thursday of every month, 1pm at the Motueka Library. You are welcome to bring your lunch.

Dru Yoga

Soft flowing movement that helps dissolve stress and tightness, improves posture, circulation and sleeping patterns. Tuesday 6.10pm - 7.40pm, Riverside Community and Cultural Centre. Sue Cleaver 03 543 2125;

60+ Social Club

Meets Tuesdays from 9.30am to 1.30pm. Transport provided, morning tea, lunch, fun activities, outings to places of interest. $12.50. Phone 528 4418.

Yoga Class - Vinyasa Flow

Tuesdays and Fridays 9.30am - 10.45am at Riverside Community Centre. Thursdays 6.30pm - 7.45pm at Parklands School, Aniwaniwa Room. All levels welcome. Drop-in class $10. Bring yoga mat, light blanket, water bottle. Contact Jo 0211709495.

Free Budget Advice

Worried about your finances? Or planning for the future? Come see one of our trained budget advisors. Free, confidential, non-judgemental advice and support. Office or home based. All weekdays, Family Service Centre, 27 Talbot Street, 5280234


Whaea ki te Whaea. Breastfeeding support and encouragement. One on one support, over the telephone or face to face, with a trained volunteer. We can meet with you before and after your babies born. Contact Phillipa 528 0234 or 02102971506


Come and enjoy a convivial evening of Housie and support the Motueka Brass and Pipe Bands. Held every Monday evening in the Motueka RSA dining room, starting 7.30pm.

Indoor Bowls

At the Motueka Memorial RSA Club, Wednesdays at 7.15pm.

No Kidding Friends

Nelson Bays group. Enjoying life as an adult not a parent! Complete without kids! Childfree and loving it! New social club. Ph 03 543 2300. Visit

Lighthouse Spiritual
Awareness Centre

Meets the first Thursday of each month at 7.30pm at the Band Hall, Recreation Centre. Contact 03 540 2666.

Parenting Education &
Support Groups

Family Service Centre provides parenting and health information along with fun activities. Meets Mondays, 10am - noon for families with preschoolers, and Wednesdays 10am - noon for parents and babies.

Alcoholics Anonymous

If you want to drink that's your business. If you want to stop we can help. Meetings every Wednesday and Friday, 7:00pm at the Family Service Centre in Talbot Street, Motueka.

Alzheimers Society

Provides support and advice to families living with memory loss. Coffee morning, 1st Wednesday of month at Toad Hall. Support group for carers, 3rd Wednesday of month at Jack Inglis Friendship Hospital boardroom. Contact fieldworker: 03 546 7702.

Free Music Tuition

With the Municipal Brass Band. Learn to read music and to play a brass instrument. Lessons are free; instrument hire $10 per school term. 9 year olds to adults welcome. Inquiries: Ian Willetts 528 9886 or John Rimmer 527 8591.

Zumba with Lynne

Memorial Hall Monday 9.15am - 10.15am, Memorial Hall Tuesday 10am - 11am, Memorial Hall Wednesday evening 6pm - 7pm, Memorial Hall Friday 9.15am - 10.15am, Recreation Centre Friday evening 6pm - 7pm. Cost $5.00.

Victim Support

This community support service is now recruiting men and women from all walks of life to train as volunteer Support Workers in the Motueka area. For information and an application pack, phone Donna Smith, 03 546 3847.

Motueka Amateur
Radio Club

Meets on the first Monday of each month at 7.30pm, at the Search and Rescue rooms, Motueka police station. Join the world of radio communications. Visitors and enquiries welcome. Phone Steve 528 8707 (day only).


Supporting Parents Alongside Children's Education is based at Motueka Playcentre, for first-time parents and their infants. Inquiries to Bridgit, 526 8114.

Old time dance group

Social dancing on Thursdays starting at 7.30pm, at Uniting Church Hall. Beginners welcome, suitable for all ages. Contact Margaret, 528 7564.

Bus trips to ASB
Aquatic Centre, Nelson

These are timed to take in Aquafitness classes or your own swimming choice. Leaving the Rec Centre carpark Wednesdays at 9.45am, returning about 1pm. $7.50 return, preschoolers free.

Pregnancy dance classes
for active childbirth preparation

Every Saturday, 10am at Community House. $8 per session. An hour's dancing followed by refreshments, aromatherapy, reflexology, birth chants, deep breathing and birth wisdom. Contact Helen on 0226289454 or

Nelson Bays
Community Law Service

A free service out of the Motueka Community House, phone 528 7704. Office open Mondays 10am - 3pm and Wednesdays 9am - 1pm. Free legal information and advice for individuals and groups.

Student exchange programme

Enquiries are open for programmes for 2013-14 for students aged 14 to 18. Early bird discounts to Italy & USA. Phone Gillian (O3) 527 8554 or O21 1157214. Scholarships awarded every year.

Motueka Maternity Unit

Free Maternity Stays. Birth and Postnatal Care (including transfer after a birth in Nelson Hospital). Talk to your LMC midwife or call us on 528 1176 Ext 2 (or 0272679048) to arrange a tour.

Salvation Army community food bank

The food bank is now able process food parcels from 10am - 2pm every Wednesday. We are also maintaining the 1 - 2pm time slot for Mondays and Fridays.

Yoga classes

Fridays, 5 - 6.30pm, at Laura Ingram Kindergarten; Thursdays, 5.30 - 7.00pm, at Ngatimoti Community Rooms, Fire Station. During school terms only. For more information phone Mechthild Laufkotter at 526 8554.

Zumba classes

Monday and Wednesday 6.00pm, and Wednesday and Friday 9.30am. Memorial Hall, cost $7 for 1 hour of fun. Classes open to all ages and abilities. Bring a water bottle and wear comfy footwear. Contact Emma 0225289788 or on Facebook: EJ Zumba.

Motueka Amnesty International

Meets on the second Thursday of every month at 7.30pm, venue changes. Contact Steve or Tammy on 528 7761 for further information. New members always welcome.

Veteranettes Leisure Marching Team

We are a small group of older adults who practice once a week at the Recreation Centre for fun, fitness and friendship. We are looking for new members. For more information, click here.

Motueka Cadet Unit

Parade on Mondays at 6.45pm at the Recreation Centre, for a range of activities including weekend camps. Phone 528 5271.

Motueka Bowling Club

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 1.00pm to 3.30pm. Now bowlers are most welcome. Phone Desma 528 0101 or Pat 528 9129.

Motueka Maternity Unit

Free Maternity Stays. Birth and Postnatal Care (including transfer after a birth in Nelson Hospital). Talk to your LMC midwife or call us on 03 528 1176 to arrange a tour.

"Bee Friends"

Beautiful hand-made bee hives waiting for swarms. Part of local and global bee welfare and support network. Please report local bee swarms to Nic Ph: 021753190

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This is a free noticeboard for community activities and events that take place over time, not one-off events. It is not for selling or business activities. You can submit a notice you'd like to place on the board by clicking here.