Green turns yellow for Daffodil Day
Daffodil Day and Balloons of Remembrance co-ordinator Rexine Hawes couldn’t hold back the tears as she thanked the Matamata community for their overwhelming support last Friday.
She expressed her gratitude to those who had volunteered their time, those who had supported financially and those who gave so generously throughout the day.
A new record was set in Matamata with a whopping $10,000 being raised just during Daffodil Day collections.
For the first time, Balloons of Remembrance was held at Railside by the Green and many Matamata residents bought a balloon to release