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Comments on the Tourism & Events Assoc NZ launch (30/9)

Historical Assoc's report on the Salvation Army's history (29/9)

Report of police activity in our area last week (29/9)

Comments on the rising cost of the Lee Valley dam (28/9)

DOC press release: Kahurangi Battle for our Birds (25/9)

Weekly updated lists of movies showing at our cinemas (25/9)

Revamp of the page for the Motueka Pottery Workshop (23/9)

Comments on Council's decision re Motueka library (23/9)

Schedule & entry forms for the October 26th dressage event (20/9)

Update on current Council work on roads & infrastructure (19/9)

Arts Council offering art workshops for kids (19/9)

New page made for the Motueka Yacht & Cruising Club (6/9)

Motueka Camera Club's Honours photos for this month (4/9)

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Motueka's war the subject of museum exhibition

(September 30): The Motueka Museum has opened its doors to its latest exhibition - Motueka's War, and WWI 100-year (WW100) commemorations. Full article, photos »

Council plans further upgrades to cycle trail

(September 30): Tasman District Council is hoping to secure more than $300,000 for work on the Great Taste Trail, to be used on several sections that need improvements, including some sub-standard spots in Motueka. Full article »

Grand opening arrives for Great Taste bike trail

(September 30): New Zealand's latest cycling asset, The Great Taste Trail, has now reached the sands of Kaiteriteri Beach, and to celebrate there is a grand opening on Saturday 11th October. Full article »

New organisation promotes local tourism and events

(September 27): A new organisation was launched last night that aims to use business collaboration to attract more tourists to the Nelson/Tasman region and while here to spend more money on local products and events. Full article »

Residents ponder Motueka's long term future

(September 26): About 60 people attended the first public follow-up meeting after the Motueka Economic Summit on Wednesday night to put their views and aspirations for a more successful Motueka toward 2030. Full article »

Breakfast served again for Motueka dog walkers

(September 26): Motueka dog owners are once again being invited to a free breakfast while taking their dogs for a walk at the Motueka foreshore. Full article »

Report shows accounting surplus for Council

(September 26): The Tasman District Council has reported a $14.5m accounting surplus in its Annual Report presented to the Councillors yesterday. Full article »

Lee Valley dam cost estimate rising rapidly

(September 24): Council Staff have recently advised the Tasman District Mayor and Councillors on the recommended approach to forecasting the likely cost of the proposed dam. Full article »

Arts Council offers holiday programme for kids

(September 23): The Motueka Arts Council is trying a new initiative to encourage young people into arts - a series of school holiday courses to introduce kids to various artistic skills. Full article »

Council: No new library for at least three more years

(September 20): Tasman District Council has put the Motueka Library redevelopment on hold for at least another three years, and possibly much longer. Full article »

Community-led development techniques explained

(September 19): Proven ways of bringing together "community, council and commerce" to jointly share decision-making and plans for the future were presented at a public meeting hosted by Vision Motueka last night. Full article »

Cycling mob adds Sunday rides to its calendar

(September 19): The Thursday morning cycling group has become so popular that the organiser Ian Miller is trying to also get a Sunday morning group going. Full article, photo »

Birdwatching webcam now operating at sandspit

(September 19): A webcam has been installed at the corner of Harbour Road and Motueka Quay, offering round-the-clock views of tidal flows and bird feeding along a stretch of the sandspit. Full article, photo, webcam link »

#LoveMotueka campaign off to a roaring start

(September 18): A Facebook page has been launched to engage Motueka residents and visiting tourists in the best that our town has to offer, as part of a beefed-up public relations campaign by Our Town Motueka. Full article »

Follow-up meeting planned for economic summit

(September 18): The positive vibe generated in Motueka by the successful economic summit three weeks ago continues with a public meeting next Wednesday to seek further ideas from businesses and the community. Full article »

Review of the property sales market in the Motueka area

(September 18): The strong number of new properties coming to the market has continued from July into August and looks set to remain firm continuing into the spring. Full article »

Pruning aims to deter antisocial behaviour

(September 5): The Wallace Street hedge of the Kiyosato gardens has been trimmed to waist height with the aim of allowing people to look in and hopefully deter vandalism and poor behaviour that is prevalent inside. Full article, photo »

Work to begin on Beach Reserve redevelopment

(September 5): An ambitious, multi-year project to redevelop the port quay and Beach Reserve environment kicks off next weekend with a working bee for plantings in the project's first stage. Full article »

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