Wai­tangi cel­e­brated with fam­ily event

Matamata Chronicle - - Front Page - TERESA RAM­SEY

A free event is be­ing held at the Mor­rinsville Recre­ation Ground to cel­e­brate Wai­tangi Day.

The event is be­ing or­gan­ised by Mor­rinsville youth group Te Ahurei A Ran­gatahi.

Youth co-or­di­na­tor Jade Tait said the event was for Mata­mataPi­ako res­i­dents, with fund­ing from Mata­mata-Pi­ako District Coun­cil and the Min­istry of Youth De­vel­op­ment.

Tait said the event would be a fun day, in­clud­ing free pool en­try and prizes. Also on of­fer are vol­ley­ball, bas­ket­ball, ten­nis, cricket and Ki-o-rahi Maori sport.

There will be a free hangi and sausage siz­zle, as well as oth­er­food and drinks on sale.

‘‘It’s a chance to give back to the com­mu­nity’’

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