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Community & Whanau meeting, Wednesday, 12 noon, Community House

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Report on the September 26Historical Association meeting (5/10)

Recent workshop activities at the Motueka Art Group (2/10)

Weekly updated lists of movies showing at our cinemas (1/10)

Current exhibition at the museum: Grandma's kitchen (30/9)

Schedule and entries for the October 25th dressage event (28/9)

Update on current Council work on roads & infrastructure (25/9)

Latest report on recent Police activity in Motueka (8/9)

YouTube video: Jetboating up the Motueka River (7/9)

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New trustee for Atamai Land Trust

(October 5): Atamai Land Trust has new trustees, with Village Stewards Limited stepping into the role of Corporate Trustee and aiming to continue work towards the completion of the Atamai Village project. Full article »

Library gives novice gardeners a hand

(October 2): Are your green fingers itching with the arrival of spring? Motueka Library has planned a full week of activities aimed at providing a range of comprehensive information to inexperienced gardeners. Full article »

Motueka 2030 project evaluation begins

(October 1): At least 1000 Motueka people will be interested in seeing the conclusions of the giant community-wide consultation held this May to look at the long-term future of the town. Full article »

Record profit for Motueka i-Site announced

(September 30): A record AGM attendance of 35 last night heard about a breakthrough year for Tasman Bays Promotion Association, which announced its largest ever profit. Full article »

Entrance space now a High Street delight

(September 25): For those with short memories, it's time to recognise how well some simple, inexpensive renovations have already transformed one of Motueka's dingiest spots. Full article, photos »

Feedback invited on Abel Tasman foreshore

(September 25): The public now have just two weeks left to have their say on proposed changes to the Abel Tasman Foreshore Reserve Management Plan. Full article »

Gateway sculpture goes up at Tasman

(September 25): Six years ago when the Ruby Bay bypass was about to open, the locals got together to look at ways of retaining traffic and business. Full article, photos »

Surplus up, debt down in Tasman District

(September 24): A sustained focus on prudent financial management by the Tasman District Council is paying off. Full article »

Much-loved Motueka performers to make comeback

(September 23): TDC has submitted the district's Digital Enablement Plan in the second part of a two-stage application process to the funding announced by the Government. Full article, photos »

Tasman and Motueka UFB submission completed

(September 18): TDC has submitted the district's Digital Enablement Plan in the second part of a two-stage application process to the funding announced by the Government. Full article »

Our Town Motueka gears up to promote growth

(September 18): The business promotion group Our Town Motueka is gearing up to tackle some of the major issues faced by local businesses in an uncertain economy. Full article »

CBD security camera upgrade under way

(September 17): The first four of 20 high-quality security cameras have been installed in Motueka's central business district, and are already achieving great results. Full article »

Plans afoot for picnic area beside Motueka River

(September 17): A simple plan to begin the development of a recreation area on the bank of the Motueka River was presented to the Motueka Community Board on Tuesday. Full article »

Review of the property sales market in September

(September 17): There was a lift in August of new properties coming on the market in Motueka but this was still well below the level for the same month period last year. Full article »

Short list of 'special projects' chosen

(September 16): The Motueka Community Board has selected 12 local projects as candidates for targets of this year's Special Projects Fund. Full article »

New name, same goals for large funding agency

(September 15): The funding agency which has helped many Motueka development initiatives, Canterbury Community Trust, has a new name to better reflect its work through the top of the south island. Full article »

Renewed efforts to highlight value of the godwits

(September 14): The Friends of Motueka Estuary (FOME) are bouncing back from mourning the loss of foundation member Pauline Samways with renewed efforts to highlight the importance of the Motueka godwits. Full article »

Our Town Motueka examines its future direction

(September 10): The business promotion group Our Town Motueka will be looking at some significant changes to its operation when it holds its annual general meeting next Thursday. Full article »

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