Chris Liddell returns home to speak at Prominent Persons for Pohlen. Sir Dryden Spring introduces Liddell, saying he didn’t know anybody who had achieved the same level of corporate success.
Natalie Curtis wins the Down
the Line Trap Shooting World Championships.
Later in the year she is recognised for this achievement, being announced as the Sport Waikato Sportsperson of the Year.
A successful Matamata Chronicle J Swap Tower Run is held, with hundreds in attendance.
PRODUCTION LINE: Matamata inventor Patrick Roskam, 13, left, with mum Angela, brother Edward, 11, and sister Victoria, 5 work together on the production line of his fencing tool.