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Free Wellness Evening, Wednesday, 6.00pm, Community House

Joints and Inflammation, Thursday, 11.00am, Motueka Library

Rudolf Steiner Autumn Fair, Sunday, 10.00am - 4.00pm, 165 Robinson Road, Lower Moutere

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COGS voting coming up
Online voting begins soon for the three positions in the Tasman ward of the Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS).

Vision Motueka work recognised
Vision Motueka has received a Certificate of Achievement from the 2017 New Zealander of the Year Awards, in the community category.

School zone submissions closing
Tomorrow is the final day for submissions to NZTA for a proposed variable speed zone outside Motueka South School.

Reserves plan review extended
The date for submissions to the Motueka Reserves Management Plan review has been extended to April 28th.


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Weekly updated lists of movies showing at our cinemas (28/3)

Motueka Tramping Club's walk program for April - July (24/3)

YouTube video of BMZ fun and skills at Motueka skatepark (24/3)

Motueka Camera Club's Craig Martin award winning photo (11/2)

Motueka Camera Club's Honours photos for March (11/3)

High School video of Kayaking on the Motueka river (25/2)


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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!

Quay memorial a challenge for some drivers

(March 28): Atrocious reverse driving around the car parking area beside the old Motueka wharf have led TDC to use rocks to keep out cars while the old Tarrant memorial is repaired. Full article, photos »

Big management change at Motueka i-Site

(March 28): A management shakeup will see the Motueka i-Site managed by Nelson Regional Development Agency on a three-month trial to seek "a more sustainable business model". Full article »

Vision to support Whanganui ferry investigation

(March 27): Vision Motueka will act as the main support group and conduit for information at the southern end of the proposed Whanganui to Motueka ferry service, at least until the completion of the feasibility studies. Full article »

High Street entrance a better look for visitors

(March 25): Visitors' first impressions of Motueka will be much better with the completion of the undergrounding of power cables in the remaining part of High Street south of the CBD. Full article, photos »

Motueka must wait for desired improvements

(March 24): A new library for Motueka is "absolutely needed", Tasman Mayor Richard Kempthorne said, but only as it fits into Council's district-wide planning. Full article »

Comm board approves three discretionary grants

(March 23): Three community groups received discretionary grants to help with current projects at the Motueka Community Board meeting on Tuesday. Full article »

Boomerang Bag production in full swing

(March 18): After three sewing bees involving more than 40 people, the number of cloth Boomerang Bags ready for use freely by Motueka shoppers has passed the 100 mark. Full article, photos »

Demonstrations show less speed means less harm

(March 17): Schoolchildren will receive a vivid demonstration of why the road is not a playground - and grown-ups will be reminded to slow down - during stopping distance demonstrations in April. Full article »

Workshops to explore sustainable living at home

(March 17): A series of workshops about sustainable living at home will be run in Motueka over the coming two months. Full article »

Review of the property sales market for February

(March 15): The median days on market have remained fairly static at around the mid 50s with the median price pushing up to $593,750 for the month of February. Full article »

Kai Fest team offer educational food workshops

(March 11): Planners of the Motueka Kai Fest have unveiled a program of educational workshops, tours and seminars for the week prior to the April 9th celebration. Full article, programme »

Motueka South School to be in variable speed zone

(March 9): A proposal to install a school speed zone on High Street near Motueka South School is being put out for submissions and consultation by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA). Full article »

Library offers workshops on health options

(March 8): It's healthy lifestyles and wellness month at Motueka Library, offering a series of workshops providing the opportunity to learn about a variety of health options. Full article »

No consultation process for 2017-18 Annual Plan

(March 7): Tasman residents will have to wait another year before they can make any formal submissions to TDC's annual planning process, with next year's Annual Plan having been decided without consultation. Full article »

Community spruces up Tasman Bay beaches

(March 7): Almost 300km of Tasman Bay beaches are cleaner after 4.77 tonnes of rubbish were removed on Saturday. This was significantly up on the 3.93 tonnes that was collected in November 2014. Full article »

Tasman rates bills to remain steady in 2017-18

(March 6): Most Tasman ratepayers will see very little change in their rates bill in the coming year, with Council's total rates income increasing by 0.63%. Full article »

Entries open for Arts Council 'hold-all' competition

(March 3): Entry forms are now open for the Motueka Arts Council's 2017 crafting competition, to make a "hold-all" used for holding ... well ... anything. Full article, entry form »

Workshop planned for youth employment initiative

(March 2): The next step in a Motueka youth employment initiative will be a "Pro-action Cafe" workshop later this month involving local businesses, youth and training providers. Full article »

Vision continues with new blood, new projects

(March 1): The signing up of three new trustees and adoption of two new projects means Vision Motueka will continue for at least another year. Full article »

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