Welcome to Motueka

Please type what you are looking for or scroll down to explore.
Want to find something near your current location? Click the marker on the search form.

Nestled in the heart of Tasman Bay!

Motueka’s family-friendly green spaces, recreational opportunities, clean environment and terrific climate, have made it a favourite place for Kiwis to live and play for generations.

A pioneering culture of innovation, creativity and living in balance with the land, has attracted people from all over the world seeking a healthier,alternative lifestyle. Motueka’s locals are an eclectic, cosmopolitan mix of free spirited individuals of all ages. The summer months attract visitors from every corner of the globe who use Motueka as a base to visit nearby National parks and beaches.

With a vibrant main street, excellent schools and a complete range of services, Motueka is the ideal place for your family or small business. Thriving community spirit and property prices a fraction of those in the major cities, attract new residents looking to enjoy an active retirement.

Whether your interests are in the great outdoors or more indoor-focused, Motueka has it all. From the flight school at the local airfield to evening classes spanning; cookery, foreign language tuition, painting, organic gardening and quilting. There are rugby, cricket, hunting and fishing clubs – not to mention the plethora of passionate volunteer groups. You can be sure you’ll find something you enjoy!

Stay Tuned!

We are continuously working with local business owners to bring you great specials, promotions and local events.Subscribe to our Newsletter and be the first to hear all about it!


We asked Motueka locals to tell us what they most like to do in town, and here’s what they said:

♥ Have a cup of Coffee at the Marina
♥ Watch a movie or local play
♥ Enjoy a meal at one of Motueka’s excellent eateries
♥ Take the kids to the; Skate park, Recreation Centre or fishing at Talley’s Fishing Platform
♥ Walk or cycle along the estuary and waterfront footpaths
♥ Shop along the High Street and Sunday Market for unique clothing and gifts

Motueka is also a gateway to some amazing beaches, rivers and walks. Check some of the highlights below.


We Love Motueka businesses that go an extra mile to make their page look as beautiful as our region does. Check some local highlights below!