Pirates backing rescue chopper
Arrrhhh me hearties – the Pirates are coming to Matamata.
Every year the Pirates travel throughout the North Island raising money for their chosen charity, which this year is the Westpac rescue helicopter.
On Saturday, August 11, the Pirates will be in Matamata and from 3pm till 4pm they will be having a water fight with members of the Matamata Volunteer Fire Brigade.
The Pirates plan to join in with the Winter Fun Rides cyclists who begin their journey in Matamata on Sunday, August 12.
A cabaret evening will also be held for the Pirates and members of the fire brigade at the Matamata fire station with all proceeds going to the Westpac helicopter.