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Good Vibes 2014 skydiving, Thursday to Sunday, Motueka Aerodrome

True Stories Told Live, Friday, 7.30pm, Chanel Arts Centre

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Weekly updated lists of movies showing at our cinemas (28/8)

Many questions posted for election candidates debate (25/8)

Video of Motueka to attract international students to MHS (23/8)

Update on current Council work on roads & infrastructure (22/8)

Report of police activity in our area last week (19/8)

Comment on the need for a good library in Motueka (10/8)

Competition forms for the two godwits competitions (8/8)

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


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Economic summit challenges Motueka businesses

(August 29): The Motueka Economic Summit held on Wednesday featured speakers from a range of local industries who challenged the 120 people present to plan for the future of the local economy. Full article, meeting report »

Local schools combine to rock Memorial Hall

(August 28): Last Tuesday night, August 19th, saw the first of three 'Rock Da House' performances at the Motueka Memorial Hall consisting of over 200 students from Ngatimoti, Parklands and Mahana Schools. Full article, story »

1080 operation completed in national park

(August 25): The Department of Conservation and Project Janszoon completed an aerial application of 1080 pesticide in the Abel Tasman National Park on 22nd August. Full article »

Residents indicate preferences for hub complex

(August 23): A visitor information and booking area, public toilets and gallery space for local arts were the top facilities that a good community and visitor 'hub' should have. Full article, voting results »

Questions sought to put to election candidates

(August 22): Grey Power is hosting Motueka's main 'Meet the Candidates' public meeting in two weeks, and want you to submit your own questions below for candidates to answer. Full article, put your questions »

Closing date nears for council funding applications

(August 22): Closing date is approaching for community groups need to apply to Tasman District Council for financial assistance with their groups activities in 2014/2015. Full article »

Motueka A&P Show continues to grow

(August 21): Work is under way to run the annual ITM Motueka A&P Society show at Marchwood Park, which this year will use a Christmas theme. Full article, trade forms »

Community gardens team celebrates 4th birthday

(August 21): Uptake of rented allotments at the Motueka Community Gardens has been so strong that there is now a waiting list for plots, the group's AGM was told in Tuesday. Full article »

Review of the property sales market in August

(August 14): The wider Motueka market appears to have bucked the trend for new listings with a substantial increase in new listings compared with last month and this time last year this. Full article »

KMB year 'mostly busy but partly frustrating'

(August 14): The past year for Keep Motueka Beautiful is summed by chairman David Ogilvie as "mostly busy but partly frustrating" in his report to the annual general meeting to be held on August 25th. Full article, photos »

TDC changes tack on Mapua wharf development

(August 13): TDC have backtracked on funding for the Mapua wharf development, partly due to the outcry from Motueka people that the Port Motueka Port Endowment Fund was to be raided for that purpose. Full article »

Community Board debates traffic speed limits

(August 13): Debate over the best speed limits for Motueka's High Street and State Highway 60 through Riwaka took up considerable time at last night's meeting of the Motueka Community Board. Full article »

Renewed push for positive behaviour scheme

(August 13): The four Motueka schools running the local PB4L programme are renewing a push to get businesses to sign up to the scheme and help encourage positive, respectful behaviour by their students. Full article »

Community ideas sought for library hub concept

(August 11): Vision Motueka is asking Motueka residents for ideas on what facilities and design ideas they would like included in any library-based community and visitor hub that may be built in Decks Reserve. Full article »

Historic settlers cairn relocated

(August 10): The Settlers Memorial cairn which sat on the hilltop above the Kaiteriteri Road for 80 years has been moved to flat land beside the road. Full article »

Tasman to lead work on sediment and erosion control

(August 8): Tasman District Council has received funding to work on understanding the science behind controlling sediment and erosion into streams and estuaries. Full article »

Council's rezoning decisions mainly retained

(August 7): Tasman District Council has published its final decisions on the rezoning of land in central and west Motueka, with only a few small changes from the last round of consultations. Full article »

Repeat planned for community Christmas dinner

(August 7): The hugely successful community Christmas dinner held last year will be repeated in 2014, with the organisers aiming to keep running it for at least another five years. Full article »

New group planning celebration for godwit arrival

(August 2): Welcoming Motueka's own godwit population next month after their non-stop flight from Alaska will again be the focus of celebrations being planned by a dedicated team of organisers. Full article, photos »

Operation Cover Up donations to go on display

(August 1): The time has come for the big Operation Cover Up open day showing all the knitted, sewn and crafted items made by Motueka people that will be sent to orphans in Eastern Europe. Full article, photo »

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