Matamata woman Marcela Sandin is diagnosed with a brain tumour. $50,000 is needed to cover the cost of her surgery and recovery.
Rotary Matamata announce it will host Concert by the Lake in February, featuring The Society Jazzmen, Jamie McDell and local performer Bryan Rawiri.
Matamata College head girl Kelly Petersen announced as the school’s 2014 Dux.
The town’s Christmas parade, organised by the Matamata Public Relations Association, features a large number of floats, including Santa himself.