Matamata Chronicle

Fun and games at Futsal camp

There was plenty of indoor action at the Matamata futsal camp.

Futsal is a hit during the school holiday.

Milestones beckon Ballymore as season draws to a close

Craig Grylls gets Resurrect home after a wayward course up the Te Aroha straight on Sunday.

Milestones beckon the good folk of Ballymore Stables.

Daffodil Day new challenge for Trish

Trish Brown is the new Matamata Daffodil day area co-ordinator

Trish Brown is no stranger to cancer, it's a disease that has affected many members of her own family.

Football scholarship for brothers

Swifts players and Matamata futsal coaches Andrew and Lawrence Clothier have both received scholarships to study in the ...

Matamata Swifts players Andrew and Lawrence Clothier have both received scholarships to the US. 

Goals galore for Swifts teams

Goalie, Jordan Wise, kept a clean sheet as Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts won 3-0 at the weekend.

 A total of 16 goals recorded by the Swifts football teams.

Crystal clear work for water system

The FORSI Innovations filtration system at Lindsey Racing Stud in Karaka is producing crystal clear water three to five ...

A water filtration company have created a revolutionary system changing the way we utilise water. 

Storm water works will cause delays

Road work us underway on Broadway in Matamata.

Drivers can expect minor delays and detours as more work is carried out on Broadway. 

Fundraiser attracts famous New Zealander

New Zealand race relations commissioner, Susan Devoy will be a guest speaker in Matamata at the  Pohlen Foundation Trust ...

New Zealand Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy will be the guest speaker at next month's Ladies Luncheon.

Brian Hunter keen on second term

Former fire chief Brian Hunter is seeking a second term on the Matamata-Piako District Council. He and his wife Sandra ...

Serving as councillor has been a huge learning curve says Matamata-Piako district councillor Brian Hunter.

Cancer diagnosis creates opportunity

Lorraine Price has written a children's book to help parents teach their children about cancer and cancer treatment.

Lorraine Price has written a children's book which is also learning tool to help educate children about cancer.

Event marks Shield challenge

Alex Bradley, holding the Ranfurly Shield when he was captain of the Waikato rugby team. Bradley, Matamata, will be part ...

Matamata prepares to host Ranfurly Shield challenge.

Think Pink day challenges bullying

A survey shows people understand where to get help if they experience family violence.

Are we educated about Family Violence? 

Southern Icon returns to racing

Southern Icon (Mark Hills) makes an impressive return to racing at Te Rapa last Saturday.

Big-race ambitions for the new season received a major boost at Te Rapa on Saturday.

Swifts lose while Ladies win at home

Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies captain, Kerrie Cox, smashes home her team's first goal in their 2-0 win over ...

Katikati prove too strong at home for Swifts.

Daddodil Day co-ordinator needed

Waikato Cancer Society fundraising manager Catriona Findlay.

 Daddodil Day in Matamata may not bloom this year.

Shaun shows the way as leading apprentice

Leading apprentice Shaun McKay takes his career tally to 99 as he rides Lucky's Revenge to victory at Ruakaka last Saturday.

From BMX and motorcross to horse racing.

Top award for Wairere student

Wairere student Kate Mulder's exceptional leadership qualities have earned her the Sir Peter Blake award.

Year six student Kate Mulder's outstanding leadership qualities has earned her a top award.

Locals day is a huge success

Ted and Hayley Burge took advantage of the Locals Day and enjoyed a beverage at the iconic Green Dragon.

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Community patrol successful

The Matamata Community Patrol is always on the look out for new members.

 Community patrol set for duty during school holidays.

Rugby history to be made at Bedford Park

Alex Bradley, Allen Pryor and Craig Taylor say history will be made this month as Bedford Park hosts its very first ...

Matamata prepares to host Ranfurly Shield challenge match.

Swifts remain unbeaten at home

Brad West scored twice for Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts as they defeated Melville United 4-1 on Saturday.

Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts remain unbeaten at home.

Frozen fundraiser

The ice surface is similar to a kitchen chopping board, says Robin de Goeij, owner of the Ice Skate Tour. He's pictured ...

Ice skating rink takes a tour of the Waikato.

Quilt creates cash

Caption: Matamata Christian School room one students (clockwise from top right) Manoa Madanawa, Maraea Wharemate, Aaron ...

Matamata Christian School juniors are doing their part to fight child poverty.

Budding builders compete in playhouse challenge

Budding builders (from left): Caine Hohepa, Joshua Johnson, Nick Allen, Keiran Holdsworth, Dylan Smith, Reuben ...

Matamata College are competing again in this year's BCITO Build-Ability Challenge.

Swifts fail to defeat Blues

Captain Kerrie Cox scored for Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies on Sunday, but the team was defeated 2-1 by visitors ...

Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts fell to a 3-2 defeat to Old Blues in Tauranga.

Top results for college rugby

Matamata College 1st XV fullback, Jake Roa, makes a break into open space during the match against Rosehill.

Latest college rugby results keep Matamata College in top four.

Matamata's dangerous bridges on NZTA's fix list

23052016 News Photo Andy Jackson/Fairfax NZ.   Official opening of the Vickers to city $24 million roading project which ...

Safety improvements to Matamata roads are part of a $4 million NZTA project.

Ranfurly Shield fever builds

The Ranfurly Shield match between Waikato and Thames Valley. Two more challenges loom for Waikato, against King Country ...

Interest building in coming Ranfurly Shield challenges.

Matamata police warn of scam

Matamata police would like to hear from the male pictured in this photo.

Matamata police are seeking an unknown male about incidents at a supermarket.

Gutsy performance by Matamata

Generic rugby union.

COMAG Matamata College 1 st XV travelled to Cambridge on the weekend to play Cambridge High School 1 st XV.

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