Motueka Community Board

The Motueka Community Board represents your local community and advocates to Tasman District Council about local issues, including public transport and facilities such as libraries and parks. The board is made up of four members. This is a first past the post (FPP) election, so you vote by ticking the name of your preferred candidate on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Motueka Community Board election.

Environment

Local governments play a central role in protecting the environment, reducing waste and safeguarding biodiversity. The worsening state of New Zealand’s lakes and rivers is a major challenge for local councils, which work with regional councils in the management of water resources in their area.

Environment

Local governments play a central role in protecting the environment, reducing waste and safeguarding biodiversity. The worsening state of New Zealand’s lakes and rivers is a major challenge for local councils, which work with regional councils in the management of water resources in their area.

  • Support Keep Motueka Beautiful in its tree planting, lowland restoration and predator trapping projects.

  • Communities are financially supported to deliver Tasman District Council Biodiversity Strategy.

    Prioritise water quality, conservation and water harvesting through subsidies for water tanks for residential homes.

    Support rural areas with better waste minimisation and management options.

  • Prioritise and invest in the protection of our biodiversity through intensive conservation and restoration efforts.

    Incentivise people to go into conservation by creating secure well-paying jobs instead of relying on volunteers and fixed-term contracts.

    Empower community-led conservation initiatives through adequate resourcing and funding.

  • Continue working with communities to safeguard biodiversity-rich areas through restoration, predator control, and native tree planting.

    Protect highly productive soils for regional food security to ensure food resilience for our future.

    Support the creation of a circular economy, by investing in recycling, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating ecosystems.

  • Support community groups to continue with restoration initiatives.

    Promote young people in our community to get involved in restoration.

    Promote the better sharing of information and education about the state of, and impacts on, Te Tai o Aorere (Tasman Bay).

  • Protect our native biodiversity and support mana whenua initiatives and local environmental groups which provide guardianship.

    Ensure that our drinking water is safe and our waterways are unpolluted.

  • Support Keep Motueka Beautiful in its tree planting, lowland restoration and predator trapping projects.

  • Communities are financially supported to deliver Tasman District Council Biodiversity Strategy.

    Prioritise water quality, conservation and water harvesting through subsidies for water tanks for residential homes.

    Support rural areas with better waste minimisation and management options.

  • Prioritise and invest in the protection of our biodiversity through intensive conservation and restoration efforts.

    Incentivise people to go into conservation by creating secure well-paying jobs instead of relying on volunteers and fixed-term contracts.

    Empower community-led conservation initiatives through adequate resourcing and funding.

  • Continue working with communities to safeguard biodiversity-rich areas through restoration, predator control, and native tree planting.

    Protect highly productive soils for regional food security to ensure food resilience for our future.

    Support the creation of a circular economy, by investing in recycling, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating ecosystems.

  • Support community groups to continue with restoration initiatives.

    Promote young people in our community to get involved in restoration.

    Promote the better sharing of information and education about the state of, and impacts on, Te Tai o Aorere (Tasman Bay).

  • Protect our native biodiversity and support mana whenua initiatives and local environmental groups which provide guardianship.

    Ensure that our drinking water is safe and our waterways are unpolluted.