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Photo exhibition, running until Friday August 1st, Motueka Museum

'Motueka Moments', Wednesday, 1.40pm, Fresh FM, 104.8

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Weekly updated lists of movies showing at our cinemas (23/7)

Update on current Council work on roads & infrastructure (21/7)

Historic information on land that is now St Peter Chanel School (18/7)

Tramping Club's timetable for July - October tramps (16/7)

Report of police activity in our area last week (15/7)

DOC press release on Kahurangi pest control (14/7)

Discussion forum topic on Festival of Lights (13/7)

Comment on the need for a path on Thorp St north (13/7)

Motueka Camera Club's Honours photos for July (11/7)

Historic Association's meeting on First Nations, Canada and NZ (4/7)

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Litter collection to extend along High Street

(July 23): An anonymous donor is giving $1000 to Keep Motueka Beautiful if members could extend litter collection along High Street to the town's major entrances. Full article »

Cafe caters for parents with playful toddlers

(July 22): Giving parents a place to relax with a coffee while their toddlers play is the concept behind Sharon Rogers' business venture at Mot Tots Playland and Cafe. Full article, photo »

Ideas sought to improve Motueka's economic future

(July 21): An economic summit is being organised to examine ways in which Motueka's economy can be strengthened in the medium-term future. Full article »

Motueka community hub not a new idea

(July 21): As attention turns to the possibility of developing a library-anchored community hub at Decks Reserve, it is interesting to discover that the idea is actually more than 30 years old. Full article, map »

Local groups lobbying against TPP

(July 20): The Renewables of Motueka, along with Nelson TPP Action, have been lobbying local government authorities and councils in respect to the public interest on free trade and investment treaties including TPP. Full article »

Award celebration marks step-up for Vision Motueka

(July 19): Community development group Vision Motueka is preparing to take a "step up" by expanding its board of trustees and tackling some larger scale, longer term projects. Full article »

Five High Street trees for the chop

(July 14): Five golden elm trees near the High Street intersection with Pah and Greenwood streets will be removed in August as part of Council's street tree renewal programme. Full article »

Quilt nets $1142 for Fifeshire Foundation

(July 11): The local charity, Fifeshire Foundation, has received $1142.00 to bolster its funds as a result of the raffling of a beautiful quilt made by the Crafty Tarts. Full article, photo »

All is not lost for new library plans

(July 9): A new library for Motueka remains part of Tasman District Council's thinking and work begins to plan a library-based community facility for Decks Reserve. Full article »

Wait and see strategy for Kumaras cycle path

(July 9): The Kumaras walking track will remain part of the Great Taste cycle trail at least for the time being, while a longer term solution to its erosion due to storms is plotted. Full article »

Work steps up on old church building

(July 8): The next use intended for the old Motueka Methodist Church, aka The Gothic, remains a mystery as the building continues to be remodeled behind a timber screen. Full article »

Board chair demands better TDC project monitoring

(July 7): Community Board chairman Paul Hawkes is getting stuck in to TDC staff over the lack of feedback and action on long-promised projects in the Motueka ward. Full article »

Colour rules at Festival of Crafts

(July 5): Motueka's Festival of Craft got off to a colourful start this morning, with a stream of visitors admiring the skilful work of a variety of local crafters. Full article, full photo coverage »

New officers step up for Historical Association

(July 4): There were a few changes in office at the annual general meeting of the Motueka Historical Association last Saturday. Full article »

Feedback sought on sediment control guidelines

(July 3): To help improve development practices and reduce the effects of sediment discharges, the Tasman District Council has developed a draft guideline for erosion and sediment control for land-disturbing activities. Full article »

Vision Motueka receives top community award

(July 2): Vision Motueka won the top award in the Arts and Culture category of the Nelson/Tasman Trustpower Community Awards ceremony in Nelson last night. Full article, photo »

Webcam proposed to view sandspit shorebirds

(July 2): A proposal is being put together to install a webcam at the end of Harbour Road to view Motueka Sandspit, allowing web users to view birds, the sea, tides, and recreational activities from anywhere in the world. Full article, photos »

Motueka artists in Christchurch exhibition

(June 30): Three members of the Motueka Art Group exhibited their works at the inaugural Christchurch Art Show in June, held at the Wigram Airforce Museum. Full article, photos »

Planning continues for power line undergrounding

(June 21): The undergrounding of power lines for the lower southern section of High Street looks likely to be confirmed in Council's annual plan which will be adopted next week. Full article »

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