Civic duty a fea­ture in 2016

Pol­i­tics, civic cen­tre plans and sport were high­lights for the com­mu­nity in 2016. Here is a look at the Year In Re­view.

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were un­veiled. We saw the clo­sure of Heath­cote Ap­pli­ances af­ter 28 years of trad­ing. Ro­tary held its an­nual Spud in a Bucket com­pe­ti­tion. Games. Mayor Jan Barnes an­nounced she would run for re-elec­tion in the 2016 lo­cal gov­ern­ment elec­tions. An­zac Day was com­mem­o­rated. coun­cil agree on how it should look? Af­ter many months of fundrais­ing, the new pal­lia­tive care wing at Pohlen Hos­pi­tal was opened. Busi­nesses and groups helped fundraise in var­i­ous ways for the West­pac Res­cue He­li­copter.


Mata­mata-Pi­ako dis­trict coun­cil­lors for the Mata­mata ward. Kevin Tap­pin, Adri­enne Wil­cock, Mayor Jan Barnes, Brian Hunter and James Sains­bury.

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