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Video of Waitangi Day performance 2015 (25/4)

Weekly updated lists of movies showing at our cinemas (16/4)

Comment on the Beach Reserve freedom camping issue (19/4)

Page added for the Motueka Community Patrol (18/3)

Update on current Council work on roads & infrastructure (17/4)

YouTube video of a drone's view of central Motueka (16/4)

Report of police activity in our area last week (15/4)

Comment on the Motueka 2030 questionnaire findings (15/4)

Entries now open for the Make a Tea Cosy Competition (9/4)

Video of work by pupils to improve Ngatimoti Stream (9/4)

April newsletter from Keep Motueka Beautiful (7/4)

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Two competitions approach entry deadlines

(April 28): Two high-profile competitions being run over the next month are approaching their deadlines for entries, so this is a reminder for those who are interested. Full article »

Motueka 2030 begins with #LoveMotueka day

(April 27): The "Motueka 2030" programme kicks off this Sunday with a family-oriented drop-in event as an informal way of promoting thoughts about the future of Motueka. Full article »

Anzac ceremony thanks to huge community effort

(April 27): The Anzac dawn parade on Saturday, attended by a record crowd estimated at over 1000 people, was the result of a huge community effort. Full article »

Library tops community board's LTP submission

(April 22): The Motueka Community Board has made a detailed submission to TDC's Long Term Plan (LTP) hearing, with a range of requests led by a plea to lock in money for a new library. Full article »

Motueka 2030 event programme announced

(April 21): Vision Motueka has finalised the seven major public events organised for May, as the visible part of its ambitious "Motueka 2030" community information gathering project. Full article, programme download »

River-themed mural to start this weekend

(April 21): Do you love those murals that have been painted recently in Motueka? Well, work on the next one in the series is starting this weekend. Full article »

Freedom camping problem needs money to fix

(April 17): The vexed, seemingly endless issue of freedom camping was discussed again at Tuesday's Community Board meeting, with the focus shifting to money for enforcement of by-laws. Full article »

Upgrade sought for town security cameras

(April 16): The Motueka Community Board will look for ways to fund a long-overdue renewal of the 17 security cameras in the central town area. Full article »

Senior Citizens to get heated up

(April 16): A grant from Pub Charities has enabled three new heat pumps to be installed in the Senior Citizens building, allowing for more activities to be provided over winter. Full article »

Review of the property sales market in April

(March 17): A rise in March sales included a diverse range of property from leasehold through to million dollar homes with a good variety of sections and lifestyle properties as well. Full article »

Flora Hut gets an upgrade and spruce up

(April 15): The much-loved Flora Hut in Kahurangi National Park is warmer and looking fresh after a spruce up by the Nelson Tramping Club. Full article, photo »

Hub, youth training, broadband and swimming pool head survey wishlist

(April 11): A central community hub, a youth training centre, better-looking shops, high speed broadband and a covered swimming pool are the five main improvements wanted by Motuekans, according to an initial sample of 40 people. Full article »

Motuekans rate their environment as top strength

(April 9): Motueka people say their natural environment and climate is the main strength of the town and area, according to a survey conducted by Vision Motueka during March. Full article »

Anti-violence group seeks new name and logo

(April 7): The Motueka Collaboration of Agencies is offering a prize of $500 in a competition to find a new name and logo that reflects the purpose and vision of the family-violence intervention group. Full article »

Article explains key aspects of Motueka 2030

(March 30): The Motueka 2030 development project being conducted by Vision Motueka received a boost on Saturday by an article in the Nelson Mail explaining the key aspects of the initial community consultation process. Full article »

Second Hand Sunday is back

(March 30): Due to popular demand, Second Hand Sunday is back on Sunday 19th April from 10am to 1pm, and registrations are now open for the opportunity to get rid of second hand items. Full article »

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