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Update on current Council work on roads & infrastructure (2/5)

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Councillors respond to article on Mapua water feasibility study (19/4)

Report on Historical Assoc visit to the Richmond antique dealer (18/4)

New course offered for women living safe (15/4)

Comments added on call for larger Motueka Library (14/4)

Competition draw for the April 17th dressage event (14/4)

Report on Historical Assoc visit to Takaka and Paul Sangster (6/4)

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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 »

Godzone team sparks business celebration

(April 19): The trials and triumphs of the Team Motueka Godzone competitors were shown and told at a social gathering held last night by Our Town Motueka to wrap up the busy summer business season. Full article, photos »

Street piano ready for first public performance

(April 19): It's taken the time of a human pregnancy, but the idea and creation of a Motueka street piano has finally given birth and will be literally wheeled out to the public on Thursday. Full article, photo »

Feedback shows Motueka needs new library

(April 18): Feedback obtained through a popular Facebook page suggests that most Motueka people feel a modern library is a community need, not just a "nice to have". Full article »

Mapua project brought forward in Council plan

(April 15): Less than a week after Motueka residents were told there would be no unbudgeted spending by TDC in the 2016/17 year, Council will release $300,000 for an unbudgeted Mapua project feasibility study. Full article »

Review of the property sales market in April

(April 15): The median price across the region is now over $400,000 with strong price growth coming from Motueka and Marlborough/Kaikoura. Full article »

Motueka the feature town on 'Neighbourhood'

(April 14): Motueka is the location to be featured on the half-hour TV One programme 'Neighbourhood' showing this coming Sunday, April 17th, at 11.00am, and then available on TV On Demand. Full article »

Workshop offered for community organisations

(April 14): Trustees and committee members of community organisations have an opportunity to sharpen their governance and management skills and understanding at a workshop to be held in Motueka next month. Full article »

Craft sharing group celebrates fourth anniversary

(April 13): The Motueka craft sharing group Crafty Tarts this week celebrated four years of productive activity and learning new skills. Full article, photos »

Pool fundraising committee seeks "friends"

(April 12): The fundraising committee for the Motueka Community Swimming Pool want to set up a network of supporters - "Friends of the Motueka Pool" - who can help sell raffle tickets, man information booths and other small tasks. Full article »

Call made to acknowledge true value of libraries

(April 11): Motueka resident Beth Bryant has sent an open letter to Cr Jack Inglis following his remarks at last week's community forum, and over recent years, that libraries are no longer important to communities. Full article »

TDC confirms its commitment to dam consultation

(April 11): The Tasman District Council has confirmed its commitment to run a timely, well-informed engagement process about the proposed Waimea Community Dam with its residents and ratepayers in 2017. Full article »

Community Board forum draws record crowd

(April 8): The presence of the Mayor and Council CEO brought a record crowd of 20 to the Motueka Community Board open forum held last night. Full article »

Sewerage plant upgrade progressing well

(April 8): The final stages of work on a major upgrade of Motueka's wastewater treatment plant are about to begin, and progress so far is already showing big improvements in bacterial concentrations and odour. Full article »

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