Matamata-Piako continues to look closely at broadening its economic base to compliment the contribution of dairying.
Spin bowling the key to first victory in 2017 for Hinuera.
Can you turn a 10 minute conversation into an art form?
Matamata woman Patricia Win teaches art but says it's a subject where she's always learning something new.
Father's order to "go out and find a job" sends Peter Vossen on a career spanning 40 years.
A long-serving Matamata firefighter is the recipient of a Queen's Service Medal.
A multi million dollar company based in Matamata holds New Zealand together one bolt at a time.
A very well known and respected local has been honoured with a very rare gift.
With Christmas coming, there has never been a better time to donate goods, or give a little cash.
On a glorious sunny day with little wind, the Matamata Bowling Club held their Christmas Open three bowls triples tournament.
College leaders ready to take on the challenges ahead in 2017.
Two childhood friends have had the honour of recieving top honours at the college awards night.
Junior A volleyball team score second division win in the capital.
Opinion: Waikato writer and film-maker Claire Ashton gives readers an insight into New Zealand's movie industry.
Enterprising primary school students' project helps family into business in India.
Hazel Lang is racing ahead in the national motocross rankings.
After more than three decades of keeping Matamata rolling along, Janice and Peter Howland have decided to sell up.
Honey, cocoa and food colouring are the best ingredients to fake a cut to the arm.
Matamata mum's ready to step into the ring again, after surviving first exhibition boxing match.
A woman who dedicated her life to dance taught many aspiring students over the decades.
Post Section of the Open Men and Women's provides exciting bowls action.
Firth Primary School is preparing to launch its school cycle track.
Matamata Backpackers accommodation opens doors in time to catch busy summer tourism season.
Matamata cubs got the party mood last week, celebrating 100 years of Cubbing worldwide.
Chronicle Reporter Rexine Hawes discovers what it takes to be a glamour model in our Reporter Challenge series.
How can a shoe boxed sized present make a difference to a child in poverty?
Hundreds of chins will be sticky with juice after one rural school won over 4000 oranges.
Two friends are working on a very special collaboration.
A well known and talented musical family will be performing at this months Country Music Club night.
Hinuera looks to third round to claim its first win of the one-day cricket competition.