JUNE

Matamata Chronicle - - Looking Back -

Kevin Cur­tis took up the reins as Mata­mata Vol­un­teer Fire Bri­gade chief fire of­fi­cer.

A spe­cial ban­ner was made to cel­e­brate and en­cour­age Mata­mata Olympic swim­mers Pene­lope Mar­shall and Matthew Stan­ley. A fire de­stroyed a house in Wal­ton. Hin­uera School took part in the Paper4trees ini­tia­tive.

The up­grade of the ma­ter­nity fa­cil­ity at Pohlen Hospi­tal be­gan.

Ella Tap­pin re­ceived a Freema­sons Univer­sity Schol­ar­ship.

Mata­mata Col­lege stu­dent Anilise Fitzi was se­lected for the Ju­nior Un­der 19 Vol­ley­ball team.

A spe­cial con­cert was held to cel­e­brate Queen Elizabeth’s Di­a­mond Ju­bilee.

Pic­tiur Per­fect won the an­nual Fiel­d­ays win­dow dis­play com­pe­ti­tion in Mata­mata.

Ja­cob Lawrence got to show off his in­ven­tion, the Grass Blaster, to Prime Min­is­ter John Key.

Fa­tal crash feared at the in­ter­sec­tion of Firth St and Farm­ers Rd.

Six Mata­mata Lions Club mem­bers were ac­knowl­edged for more than 300 years of ser­vice to the com­mu­nity.

Mata­mata teens fundraise for the Mata­mata Skate Park up­grade.

Hun­dreds of res­i­dents waited out­side the Me­mo­rial Cen­tre to watch Mata­mata Col­lege se­nior stu­dents en­ter the an­nual ball.

The Mata­mata In­ter­me­di­ate Fu­ture Prob­lem Solv­ing team of Chelsie Park, Ni­cole But­ter­worth, Awhina Pearce and Talia Parker headed to the United States.

Sin­cer­ity Ap­par­el­mas­ter Mata­mata was named the win­ner of the 2012 Qual­ity Au­dit Award.

The Mata­mata Gwynne Shield team showed off their skills at the an­nual event.

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