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-