2012: Our year
It was announced that the giveway rule would be changing.
Matamata Z petrol station gave thousands of dollars to local charities.
Judi Buckley became the new principal at Wairere School.
Locals Day took place at Hobbiton Movie Set and Farms Tours on February 19.
The Combined District Women’s Bowling Tournament was held in Matamata.
The Lions Clubs International District 202L Convention 2012 was held at the Memorial Centre.
Dedicated Rotarian Jim Wheadon passed away suddenly on February 8.
The From Horse to Tractor exhibition at the new Mark Madill Farm Machinery Shed at Firth Tower Museum was officially opened.
Matamata College held their annual Swimming Sports.
The Rotary Club of Matamata held a Global Swimarathon to raise funds to continue Rotary’s work to eradicate polio.
Matamata Men’s Combined Clubs Bowls Tournament was held in Matamata with 88 teams from around the North Island taking part.