Community and dairy factory prepare to have say over factory expansion.
"It took a while for it all to sink in. It's such a major accomplishment."
It appears there may be a lack of competitive men in the Waikato.
Opinion: Has there been enough investment to bring out libraries into the digital era?
It has been a fantastic week for the Hinuera Bowling Club with gaining another National Title.
Trillian Trek uses Matamata home to launch its 2017 campaign.
Kurtis Pertab is a living, breathing cowboy from Matamata.
Hours of training helped propel a Matamata fire crew towards a national title.
Council heads to public consultation over the future of Matamata's memorial fountain.
Kids get their cycling fix at Walton School.
A major NZ music festival was the opportunity for a country singer to meet her music idol.
January 25 is a day that will always be etched in Ethel Wilson's memory.
A number of burglaries in the area have Matamata-Piako police warning the community to lock it or lose it.
Anitra Murphy loves her art work to be as accurate to real life as possible.
WWI survivor shares her story with children.
Members of the Matamata community are invited to take part in a clay modelling workshop with well known artist Fiona Tunnicliffe.
Men's Shed volunteers risk it all by allowing reporter to pick up tools.
Arrests result of community and police working together.
It's never too late for a career change - to become a holistic health therapist.
Paint company and generous Kiwis brightening the homes and lives of others.
Murray Davidson has been rewarded for his efforts with the community patrol.
Rexine Hawes completes her first Tower Run - and has the event's 40th anniversary medal to prove it.
Was your news years resolution to try something new, or give back to your community?
Computer whiz, hockey player and music enthusiast Daniel Lansdaal (18) has received a University of Waikato Te Paewai o te Rangi scholarship worth up to $25,000.
A Matamata boy has just earned a place in a coveted national junior swim squad.
Matamata Swifts AFC is promoting registrations for the 2017 junior football season.
For one Matamata business, the Tower Run is not just a fun community event, but the perfect setting for a bit of rivalry.
Sunny weather provided perfect conditions to mix the races with fashion.
Entertainers shed some sunshine over Matamata's Concert by the Lake.
Opinion: Old-world wines of Esk Valley prove to be popular option for those looking for something new and different.