2012: Our year

Matamata Chronicle - - Looking Back -

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.

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