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Working Bee tree planting at Beach Reserve, Saturday, 10.00am - 1.00pm

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Weekly updated lists of movies showing at our cinemas (21/5)

Video of Teens Can Cook Kitchen, Motueka High School (19/5)

Historic Association's meeting at the Ngatimoti Anzac service (14/5)

Update on current Council work on roads & infrastructure (13/5)

Report of police activity in our area last week (11/5)

Camera Club's Honours photos (natural history) for May (11/5)

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Video of Waitangi Day performance 2015 (25/4)

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Big wedding promotion for Tasman region

(May 22): Motueka wedding planner and celebrant Terri Everett is putting together the next promomotion to highlight the Tasman region as a world class wedding destination. Full article »

Good crowd discuss local business issues

(May 21): The cornerstone event of the Motueka 2030 programme, the Economic Summit Sequel, lived up to its aim yesterday with four interesting presentations and lots of useful discussion. Full article, photo »

Youth to provide input to Motueka's future plans

(May 19): The final event of the month-long Motueka 2030 programme will explore how the town can better cater for, engage with and retain today's young people. Full article »

Another round of Winter Workshop arts classes

(May 17): The Motueka Arts Council is ready for another of its popular Winter Workshops series, with 17 classes available covering interests ranging from playing African Marimba to the Art of Bonsai. Full article, registration »

Review of the property sales market in May

(May 15): April saw a drop in listings and a drop in sales compared to the previous month - hardly a surprise considering now busy our local market has been over the last couple of quarters. Full article »

Packed house hears Maori view of Motueka's future

(May 14): A large crowd of just under 100 people attended a hui at Te Awhina Marae last night to hear representatives of the five different Maori entities talk of their vision for the long-term future of Motueka. Full article »

Traffic lights, roundabouts again under consideration

(May 13): NZ Transport Agency is reconsidering earlier negative decisions about traffic lights and roundabouts in Motueka's High Street, as part of a holistic study of State Highway 60 from south Motueka to the bottom of Takaka Hill. Full article »

Wallace St pedestrian crossing shift confirmed

(May 13): The pedestrian crossing at the town end of Wallace Street will be moved three metres further from High Street during the next month or two.
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Deadline approaches for Motueka Economic Summit

(May 13): Registrations close next Monday for the Motueka Economic Summit, to be held on Wednesday morning, May 20th, at Memorial Hall. Full article »

New recycling bins ready for home delivery

(May 12): From next Monday, 18th May, new 240-litre recycling bins will be delivered to over 17,000 properties throughout the Tasman District. Full article, photo »

Community Board proposes new meeting formats

(May 11): The Motueka Community Board will decide tomorrow if it will change its monthly meeting schedule to a six-week cycle, with a less formal public forum held between each meeting. Full article »

Inlet Garden work celebrated and acknowledged

(May 10): Ten years of visionary work clearing scrub and restoring the Inlet Gardens by Keep Motueka Beautiful were celebrated by about 50 people yesterday. Full article, photos »

Special forum to hear Maori goals for the future

(May 9): The vision held by local Maori for the future of Motueka will be explained and discussed at a special public forum to be held next Wednesday at Te Awhina Marae. Full article »

Local anti-bullying project gets more funding

(May 8): A local youth-oriented bullying prevention programme has received funding to expand on the project and to work with a younger, intermediate-school aged group. Full article »

Ultrafast broadband initiative under way

(May 7): An initiative has begun to get Ultrafast Broadband (UFB) installed and available in Motueka, with an indication of support by Tasman District Council. Full article »

Motueka 2030 programme off to solid start

(May 4): The Motueka 2030 programme officially began yesterday with a light-hearted but thought-provoking drop-in day at Memorial Hall, attended by a little over 100 people. Full article, photo »

Open Day to celebrate Motueka's parks and reserves

(May 1): Motueka is blessed not only with an outstanding environment but also volunteers who have been working for years to improve and restore places that have suffered neglect. Full article »

Seminar seeks innovative ideas for Motueka's future

(April 30): The first public meeting of the Motueka 2030 forward-looking programme will take place this coming Thursday, aiming to explore some innovative ideas to secure Motueka's future. Full article »

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