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!