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Recent paintings produced by the Motueka Art Group (20/8)

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Local projects submitted for fast broadband

(September 4):The submission to government by Tasman District Council for fast broadband for Motueka has been drafted in time for its September 18th deadline.
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Community ready to restart river mural

(September 3):It's not much fun painting on a cold wall in winter, but with the days now lengthening the murals team in Motueka are preparing to finish the River mural on Whitwells wall. Full article »

Sporting volunteers to be recognised

(September 2):The annual Motueka Volunteers awards event is coming up, this year celebrating the outstanding efforts put in by the town's sports coaches, administrators and organisers. Full article »

Innovative business programme coming to Motueka

(August 27): An innovative, intensive program aimed at incubating new and entrepreneurial economic initiatives, called Co.Starters, is coming to Motueka. Full article »

Winter workshop artists bloom

(August 26): Green is bursting out around Motueka. The rhododendrons are in bloom - so too are the many artists who took part in the Arts Council winter workshops. Full article, photos »

Bullying prevention project takes to the road

(August 21): The results of over a year of creating music to address the issue of bullying has culminated in a range of youth activities based around a regional concert tour. Full article »

Experts urge better business use of online media

(August 19): An enthusiastic group of 75 people were given the lowdown on better business use of online media at a BNZ-sponsored workshop last night. Full article »

Second Hand Sunday rolls around again

(August 19): It's time again for a spring clean and the opportunity to offer to others the stuff you no longer need that could be the treasure someone else is looking for. Full article »

KMB plans for another productive year

(August 18): Keep Motueka Beautiful is preparing for another year of positive improvements to the town's environment, with several busy projects on the go. Full article »

Review of the property sales market in August

(August 18): While REINZ reports prices up 17% in Motueka, looking over the wider Motueka area, at $422,500 the median sale price is within 1% of the previous month's median. Full article »

Report details community priorities for Motueka

(August 14): A small crowd braved wintry conditions last night to attend the presentation of the findings from the Motueka 2030 program which was run during May by Vision Motueka. Full article »

Local mountain bike trails get global recognition

(August 12): The Kaiteriteri Mountainbike Park has played a big role in Nelson being accredited last week as a Gold Level Ride Centre by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA). Full article »

Motueka agent receives high accolade

(August 10): Motueka real estate agent Nicola Chambers has been rated eighth out of 13,000 colleagues for customer satisfaction in the Ray White Group's worldwide network. Full article »

Websites provide advice on funding searches

(August 9): Tasman District Council's support for community groups - on top of offering grants - includes access to other resources for those seeking funding. Full article »

Colour and funk galore in tea cosy competition

(August 7): Colourful creations, both traditional and funky, were on display today at the exhibition and prize-giving for the Motueka Arts Council tea cosy competition. Full article, photos »

Workshop, questionnaire to help build case for UFB

(August 6): Work to build and support Motueka's bid for government money for an ultrafast broadband (UFB) rollout is gathering pace. Full article, photo »

Progress made on restoration of old wharf

(August 6): Work to restore and make safe Motueka's old wharf at Motueka Quay has taken another step with the formation of a Trust dedicated to restoring all old wharves in the Tasman District. Full article, photos »

Our Town Motueka looking for new name and brand

(August 5): Our Town Motueka is looking for a new name and brand, and its offering a $500 voucher to spend locally for the winning idea. Full article »

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