Derek Lugton is flying the alternative flag from a pole and his car.
School is a novelty for cancer battler Kate Diprose, 7.
Run, walk or jog down to the Matamata Chronicle office for your registration form.
Chad Ormsby takes his mind off horse racing by being thrown around by bulls.
Matamata's i-SITE, which organises Hobbiton tours, is bustling with tourists despite roadworks on the main drag.
Matamata sharemilker Suzie van Heuven could not imagine going back to working in town.
Matamata swimming club members will be wanting to represent their club proudly at their carnival in February.
A Matamata woman is cracking on with more study after winning a poultry award.
Matamata's Merv King can add a Paul Harris Fellow sapphire pin to his list of achievements.
Graffiti on Broadway businesses will be banished, with free removal offered by a local businesses, and the police and Matamata mayor are working together prevent more.
Te Poi War Memorial Hall is one of the oldest war memorial halls in the country – and something of a rarity.
Changes have been made to the location of Rotary Matamata's Concert by the Lake.
Little Molly Nelis was waiting for a special day to arrive.
Hobbiton Movie Set Tours is having its busiest season ever. Only those who have booked via the internet are guaranteed a guide each day.
A Waikato woman was assaulted as she saw off two burglars from her home.
Matamata-Piako District Council is increasingly worried about the types of refuse dumped at afterhours drop-off bins.
Ngaati Hinerangi have taken a step closer to settling its historical Treaty claim.