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Historical Assoc report on Les Stanton, RSA Welfare Officer (18/4)

Weekly updated lists of movies showing at our cinemas (26/5)

Update on current Council work on roads & infrastructure (23/5)

Comment on bringing the new library date forward (19/5)

Further advice on how to get rid of lawn paspalum (13/5)

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Unwanted cellphones needed for women at risk

(May 30): Had a cellphone update recently and have no need of the old one? It could be a life-saver for a woman isolated by domestic violence. Full article »

Library survey building clear message

(May 20): With one week to run, the survey of opinions of Motueka people about their library and a future one is producing clear messages to those dubious of the future of libraries. Full article »

Motueka environmentalist advocates use of biochar

(May 19): A Motueka scientist is working on an initiative to introduce biochar as a way to improve soil productivity and reduce some major environmental issues. Full article »

Review of the property sales market in May

(May 19): The number of new listing matched the number of sales last month. Along with the last couple of months where sales exceeded listings, we now have a market that is very short on properties for sale. Full article »

New Facebook group to debate issues

(May 18): A local Facebook group called Motueka Uncut has been set up to allow and encourage people to air their concerns on any topics or issues that are important to them. Full article »

KMB sets project list for 2016/17

(May 17): Keep Motueka Beautiful has confirmed its budget for the 2016/17 year, with the development of Port Motueka and improvements to Sanctuary Ponds being allocated most of the funds available. Full article »

TDC brings library project timeline forward

(May 13): Tasman District Council has agreed to a compromise on starting the Motueka library project by bringing forward the feasibility study and community consultation into the 2017/18 Annual Plan. Full article »

TDC confirms 1% rates income increase for 2016

(May 12): The Tasman District Council has adopted its Annual Plan for 2016, confirming a 1% rates income increase and progress on certain projects. Full article »

Winter workshops offer wealth of learning

(May 10): With winter on its way the Motueka Arts Council is again planning to provide opportunities for locals to participate in the arts. Full article, programme »

First business sponsor for community swimming pool

(May 10): The fundraising campaign to cover the Motueka Community Swimming Pool has received its first business sponsor, with Natural House Company signing up for advertising signage. Full article, photo »

Imagine Theatre's latest comedy 'delivers'

(May 9): Imagine Theatre's latest foray into adult New Zealand comedy has been highly successful with the staging of Joe Musaphia's 'Mothers and Fathers'.
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Survey gauges opinions on Motueka library

(May 6): Putting debate about a new Motueka library "to bed once and for all" is the aim of a survey being run to gauge the community's attitudes and opinions.
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Campgrounds insist offensive slogans be hidden

(May 5): Campgrounds owned by the Tasman District Council are asking those with campervans displaying offensive slogans to cover them before entering to camp.
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Two projects under way, others argued over

(May 4): Two long awaited projects - a re-sited pedestrian crossing on Wallace Street and the completion of High Street power line undergrounding - are now under way.
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Library project still on Community Board agenda

(April 29): Debate about the timing of construction of a new library is set to continue at next Tuesday's meeting of the Motueka Community Board. Full article »

Tsunami evacuation maps now available

(April 29): Nelson Tasman Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group (CDEM) this week published comprehensive tsunami evacuation maps for the entire region. Full article »

Residents to have say on Council's performance

(April 27): From Friday 6th May, the Tasman District Council will conduct its annual survey to find out how Tasman residents think the Council is performing. Full article »

Tasman community grants open next week

(April 26): Are you planning a great community event or project - but need a little help to make it happen? The Tasman District Council may be able to help. Full article »

KMB addresses path maintenance cost issues

(April 26): Ongoing maintenance costs have forced Keep Motueka Beautiful to close off some of the paths in the "Adopt-a-Plot" restoration area off Old Wharf Road.
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Port entrance car parking area to be constructed

(April 20): The next major phase of the rejuvenation of Motueka's Beach Reserve is about to begin with the creation of a proper quayside car parking area. Full article, plan »

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