AU­GUST

Matamata Chronicle - - Looking Back -

Tots at Kids Cor­ner in­clud­ing Waikato Chiefs player Alex Bradley’s son Zay­den cel­e­brated the Chiefs Su­per Rugby fi­nal win.

Mata­mata squash player Kylie Lindsay fin­ished third at the na­tional squash cham­pi­onships.

A cul­vert col­lapsed on Te Poi Rd re­sult­ing in the road be­ing closed and di­ver­sions put in place.

The 2012 Mata­mata Col­lege Tal­ent Quest took place.

Cham­pion jockey Noel Har­ris teamed up with lo­cal rac­ing jour­nal­ist Wally O’Hearn to pro­duce his book Harry – The Ride of my Life.

The Char­ity Pi­rates rolled into Mata­mata to take part in a water fight against mem­bers of Mata­mata Vol­un­teer Fire Bri­gade to raise money for the West­pac Air Am­bu­lance.

Alex Bradley was named cap­tain of the 2012 Waikato ITM Cup team.

The 90th birth­day of Te Poi hall was cel­e­brated with a spe­cial gath­er­ing at the hall.

The An­nual Ladies Lun­cheon at Long­lands, a fundrais­ing event for Pohlen Hospi­tal, was once again hailed as a great success.

Former Prime Min­is­ter He­len Clark spoke at a Ro­tary Club of Mata­mata meet­ing.

United Mata­mata Squash Club hosted the Mata­mata Open, a Women’s Squash As­so­ci­a­tion event.

Mata­mata horse trainer John Sar­gent won the Dun­stan Trainer of the Year Award.

Win­ter Fun Rides cy­cling event made its way through Mata­mata.

Di­a­betes Youth Mata-

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