Back Then – Threads from Motueka’s Past by Ian Munro, Researched by Motueka High School Students

Back Then: Threads From Motueka's Past is a collection of stories on the history of the Motueka area which features short articles on the major industries, organisations and events in Motueka’s past.

Based on research undertaken by Motueka High School senior history students, topics covered include the Waiwhero Sawmill, the first 20 years of the local apple industry, the Motueka Flour Mill, the impact of tobacco, Motueka’s hospitals, Kaiteriteri, hop growing, heritage buildings and the development of Te Āwhina Marae.