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Coming events  

Mitre 10 Cup Rugby Roadshow, Sunday, 10.00am - 12 noon, Mitre 10 Motueka

Meet the election candidates, Friday, 1.30pm, Memorial Hall

Keep Motueka Beautiful AGM, Monday, August 28th, 7.00pm, TDC Service Centre

Community & Whanau meeting, Wednesday, September 6th, 12 noon, Community House

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More improvements at Mariri tip
A new waste compactor and waste weighing system and improvements to the waste pit are being installed at the Mariri rubbish tip.

Motueka seals darts contract
On the back of two well-received championships Motueka has been confirmed as the host of the 2019 and 2021 competitions.

Steiner School gets planning nod
A new Motueka Rudolf Steiner farm-based school on Robinson Road Lower Moutere has received planning permission

Feedback in on High St upgrade
Roundabouts at the clock tower and Whakarewa Street corners gained strong support from the recent survey on traffic improvements.

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Motueka Camera Club's Honours photos for July (14/8)

Recent workshop photos of the Motueka Art Group (9/8)

Motueka Tramping Club trip reports and trip programme (11/7)

News from the AGM of the Motueka Arts Council (8/5)

Drone video footage of the area around Port Motueka (2/6)

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Huge variety of ideas in 'hold-all' exhibition

(August 20): Despite wet conditions, a good number of people visited Memorial Hall on Friday and Saturday to view the entries in Motueka Arts Council's "make a hold-all" crafting competition. Full article, photos »

Special Motueka projects list ready for voting

(August 18): The Motueka Community Board has decided on this year's list of "special projects" to be put to residents for feedback and voting. Full article »

Motueka policing discussed at comm board meeting

(August 16): Police foot patrolling is one of the best tools for tackling local crime, say both the Motueka Community Board and the Tasman Police District commander, Mike Johnson. Full article »

Baby step taken to advance town traffic bypass

(August 16): A baby step was taken yesterday toward advancing the prospect of a heavy-vehicle bypass around Motueka, but it still may take a decade or more to implement. Full article »

Test your rugby passing skills with Makos

(August 16): Locals are invited to join a rugby passing skills test at Mitre 10 Motueka on 20th August, and compete against Tasman Makos players to win rugby-themed prizes and enjoy a fun family morning out. Full article »

Library programmes focus on local history

(July 28): Motueka Library is marking its 160th birthday with a series of workshops and programmes guiding people into looking at their own histories and the tales of the town. Full article »

Progress report on Arts Council's Winter Workshops

(July 27): The three winter months, June, July and August each year in Motueka become alive with artists taking the opportunity to get creative and enjoy fun times. Full article, photos »

Library offers art workshops for beginners

(July 20): You'd like to draw or paint but are too shy to join an art group? The Motueka Library is offering three art workshops for beginners over the next three weeks. Full article »

Board makes progress on youth representation

(July 19): Further steady progress was made by the Motueka Community Board at its monthly meeting yesterday, including the final, formal adoption of changes to standing orders allowing youth representatives to take part in debates. Full article »

Comm Board endorses Motueka Volunteers event

(July 19): The Motueka Community Board strongly endorses the annual Motueka Volunteers Awards run by Vision Motueka, but has declined a request to co-host the event. Full article »

KMB supports intent of freedom camping bylaw

(July 18): The Keep Motueka Beautiful group has made a supportive submission to Council's draft Freedom Camping Bylaw, three weeks before submissions close. Full article »

Upgrade to Mariri Resource Recovery Centre begins

(July 7): Changes are afoot at the Mariri Resource Recovery Centre as TDC begins improvements that will make the centre more efficient, safer and easier for people to use. Full article »

Council prepares for library feasibility study

(July 7): The first step in the process of developing a new Motueka Library was taken yesterday when TDC's Community Development Committee agreed to work on the required feasibility study and community consultation. Full article »

Board's SH60 submission urges carparking rethink

(July 4): The Motueka Community Board is urging NZTA to minimise the loss of car parking spaces on central High Street, when the transport agency decides on changes to traffic management within the town. Full article »

Relief in sight for flood-prone north-west Motueka

(June 29): Relief is in sight for residents in the flood-prone north-western sector of Motueka, with stormwater upgrades being brought forward into the upcoming financial year. Full article »

Motueka Library celebrates 160 years of service

(June 29): Sixty people gathered at Motueka Library yesterday to celebrate the anniversary of 160 years of Library service in Motueka. Full article »

Review of the property sales market for May

(June 29): The median days on market in and around Motueka remained a relatively low 33 and the average sale price was 37% above the current average capital value.
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