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Update on current Council work on roads & infrastructure (26/1)

Competition results for the January 25th dressage event (26/1)

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Video clip of views of Motueka from a helicopter (23/1)

Camera Club's competition topics & workshops for 2015 (20/1)

Looking to find John Arnold, ex Pethybridge Street (16/1)

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Comment on politics of the Waimea community dam (2/1)


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Motueka 2030 project announced at Vision AGM

(January 29): What would a stronger, successful Motueka look like to you in 2030? How would you like to see Motueka develop? Soon you will have your chance to have your views heard and recorded. Full article »

Facebook group allows swapping of surplus fruit

(January 29): A new Facebook group set up to enable Motueka people to share and swap their fruit surplus has reached its first 100 members in little more than a month. Full article »

Water restrictions back on for many Tasman areas

(January 28): TDC's Dry Weather Taskforce convenor said today that low January rainfall and declining river and groundwater levels have meant that restrictions need to be imposed. Full article »

Growing congregation forces new Sunday venue

(January 27): Increasing numbers attending Sunday services and other factors have forced the Motueka Satellite Branch of the Latter-day Saints to moved to larger premises. Full article »

Poppy making a popular library activity

(January 27): Crafting poppies for the Anzac Day centenary celebration is becoming so popular in Motueka that the library is now hosting weekly knitting sessions for people wanting to do their bit. Full article »

Museum to build a 'snapshot in time'

(January 24): The Motueka District Museum is holding a photographic competition which will be used to build an exhibition showing what Motueka looks like in February 2015. Full article »

Successful fundraiser for local music network

(January 24): Motueka musicians provided a great evening of laid-back entertainment on Thursday while raising $565 to further develop the Motueka Music Network website. Full article, photo »

Port Motueka project plans to be explained

(January 20): Plans to redevelop the Eastern Quay and Beach Reserve areas of Port Motueka will be presented at the Annual General Meeting of Vision Motueka on January 29th. Full article »

Review of the property sales market in January

(January 19): Sales in Motueka were well up on November and the previous December with a noticeable increase in the number of rural properties sold. Full article »

Tasman sculpture fundraising nears its target

(January 19): Fundraising for a large sculpture to be installed near the Tasman village as an entrance point to the Ruby Coast area is only $9,000 away from the final target cost of $58,000. Full article »

Motueka past and present features in TV show

(January 18): Motueka as it was decades ago and now was the feature of a TV One programme that aired yesterday and can be viewed on TVNZ On Demand. Full article »

Wedding tourism offers economic potential

(January 17): Wedding tourism in the Motueka area offers great economic potential for the town, says an avid promoter of the concept, Terri Everett. Full article, photo »

Music Fiesta to raise funds for local music network

(January 14): Some of Motueka's best musicians will be performing on Thursday next week at a family music fiesta to raise money for the Motueka Music Network website. Full article »

Community workers featured in Maori TV show

(January 13): Two of Motueka's most active community workers were featured in a 10-minute slot on the Maori TV news programme, Te Kaea, last week, which also provided some great video of our 2014 Starlight Parade. Full article »

Set netting care urged after dolphin deaths

(January 13): DOC is urging fishers to take care using set nets in Tasman and Golden bays after two endangered Hector's dolphins were found dead in Tasman Bay in recent days, one in a set net. Full article »

Online tool helps community groups to improve

(January 9): Community groups and organisations seeking to improve their effectiveness can use a new self-assessment tool that aims to help identify an organisation's strengths and weaknesses. Full article »

Group seeks memories of Abel Tasman National Park

(January 8): Wilsons Abel Tasman has set up a Facebook group, called "Memories of Abel Tasman National Park", to capture classic local stories about life, work and holidays in the park. Full article »

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