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!