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Competition results for the January 25th dressage event (26/1)

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Camera Club's competition topics & workshops for 2015 (20/1)

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Museum to build a 'snapshot in time'

(January 24): The Motueka District Museum is holding a photographic competition which will be used to build an exhibition showing what Motueka looks like in February 2015. Full article »

Successful fundraiser for local music network

(January 24): Motueka musicians provided a great evening of laid-back entertainment on Thursday while raising $565 to further develop the Motueka Music Network website. Full article, photo »

Port Motueka project plans to be explained

(January 20): Plans to redevelop the Eastern Quay and Beach Reserve areas of Port Motueka will be presented at the Annual General Meeting of Vision Motueka on January 29th. Full article »

Review of the property sales market in January

(January 19): Sales in Motueka were well up on November and the previous December with a noticeable increase in the number of rural properties sold. Full article »

Tasman sculpture fundraising nears its target

(January 19): Fundraising for a large sculpture to be installed near the Tasman village as an entrance point to the Ruby Coast area is only $9,000 away from the final target cost of $58,000. Full article »

Motueka past and present features in TV show

(January 18): Motueka as it was decades ago and now was the feature of a TV One programme that aired yesterday and can be viewed on TVNZ On Demand. Full article »

Wedding tourism offers economic potential

(January 17): Wedding tourism in the Motueka area offers great economic potential for the town, says an avid promoter of the concept, Terri Everett. Full article, photo »

Music Fiesta to raise funds for local music network

(January 14): Some of Motueka's best musicians will be performing on Thursday next week at a family music fiesta to raise money for the Motueka Music Network website. Full article »

Community workers featured in Maori TV show

(January 13): Two of Motueka's most active community workers were featured in a 10-minute slot on the Maori TV news programme, Te Kaea, last week, which also provided some great video of our 2014 Starlight Parade. Full article »

Set netting care urged after dolphin deaths

(January 13): DOC is urging fishers to take care using set nets in Tasman and Golden bays after two endangered Hector's dolphins were found dead in Tasman Bay in recent days, one in a set net. Full article »

Online tool helps community groups to improve

(January 9): Community groups and organisations seeking to improve their effectiveness can use a new self-assessment tool that aims to help identify an organisation's strengths and weaknesses. Full article »

Group seeks memories of Abel Tasman National Park

(January 8): Wilsons Abel Tasman has set up a Facebook group, called "Memories of Abel Tasman National Park", to capture classic local stories about life, work and holidays in the park. Full article »

Summer retailing off to a bumper start

(December 31): If you thought the traffic through Motueka this past week has been exceptional, you may well be right. Full article »

Abel Tasman National Park goes "live" with WiFi

(December 30): The Abel Tasman National Park has gone "live" with 12 WiFi hotspots now available throughout the Park along with a "virtual visitor centre" for smart phones. Full article »

Near full house for Community Christmas dinner

(December 26): About 240 people and 43 volunteer servers enjoyed the second Motueka Community Christmas dinner yesterday, thanks to the generous provision of food and other goodies by donors and community organisations. Full article, photos »

Tasman Skatepark Tour returns to Motueka

(December 24): The Tasman Skatepark Tour returns to the region this January, with six competitions scheduled and over $5,000 of prizes on offer for the annual extreme sport festival. Full article »

Rob Francis reporting in from New Ireland

(December 23): In May this year Rob Francis, a Motueka resident, started a two year assignment with Volunteer Service Abroad, based in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea. Full article, photo »

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