Quiz time 1

As many people are out enjoying the local spaces with some time to linger we thought it might be a good time to highlight some points and items of interest via a quiz or two.

Answers will be provided next week.

Who/ what are the Seven Sisters?

What year was the centenary of Matangi Primary School?

What year did the Matangi Hall burn down?

What is the date on the wall of the Matangi “Glaxo” Factory?

Potuwha Pa, Briarly House and the Wally Pollock Reserve share a location. Where is that?

What was Jack Foster’s occupation?

Where is the Allan Turner Bridge?

What was the Covenant of Peace and where is it commemorated?

What year was St David’s Church opened?

What is the name of the home ground of the Matangi Hillcrest Sports Club?

Enjoy!

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  1. As many people are out enjoying the local spaces with some time to linger we thought it might be a good time to highlight some points and items of interest via a quiz or two.

    Answers will be provided next week.

    Who/ what are the Seven Sisters? Seven villas, built in the 1920s for dairy workers. We live in one.

    What year was the centenary of Matangi Primary School? 2010

    What year did the Matangi Hall burn down? April 1959

    What is the date on the wall of the Matangi “Glaxo” Factory? 1895

    Potuwha Pa, Briarly House and the Wally Pollock Reserve share a location. Where is that? Titoki Drive

    What was Jack Foster’s occupation? Veterinarian.

    Where is the Allan Turner Bridge? At the end of Fuschia Lane over the gully.

    What was the Covenant of Peace and where is it commemorated? In general an armistice between Pakeha & Maori. 27/5/1865 Tamahere.

    What year was St David’s Church opened? 1933

    What is the name of the home ground of the Matangi Hillcrest Sports Club? Matangi Hillcrest ?

    Enjoy!

    Great idea! šŸ˜·

    *BrianB*

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