Reminder: Please complete the Matangi tree survey. Closing extended to May 12.

forms.gle/84BybtvdnfoZDvnY7 We have a lot of responses and thoughtful feedback but just in case you didn’t get round to it please enter your choices now. It doesn’t take long and your input will be greatly appreciated. Survey results will be reported to the Matangi Community Committee Meeting. Tuesday May 17, 7.30 p.m. Tamahere Council and… Read More Reminder: Please complete the Matangi tree survey. Closing extended to May 12.

Stunning makeover for Matangi School’s oldest building was blessed near dawn this morning.

Kaumatua Fred Hamiona, of Ngati Haua from Te Iti o Haua marae, Tauwhare, led the school community in the blessing of this major classroom refurbishment. Board Chair, Brad Ward, and School Principal, Bernard Butler also spoke. Not only are the classrooms reconfigured into a large, colourful, and flexible learning area but the new verandah and… Read More Stunning makeover for Matangi School’s oldest building was blessed near dawn this morning.

New Roadside trees for Matangi? Crepe Mrytle, Kowhai, Mountain Haze cherry, Taiwan Cherry or the same tree as we have now? Have your say.

The Matangi Community Committee and the Waikato District Council are working together to decide what to do about replacing the cherry trees in the village on Matangi Road, most of which have come to the end of their natural lives. The suggested choices have been approved by Council as appropriate for the location. There is… Read More New Roadside trees for Matangi? Crepe Mrytle, Kowhai, Mountain Haze cherry, Taiwan Cherry or the same tree as we have now? Have your say.

Enjoy a walk in the Sculpture Park with your dog on Sunday March 27.

https://www.facebook.com/sculptureparkarboretum/videos/502967648077115 The Sculpture park is providing another opportunity to come out for a walk with your dog – it only happens once or twice a year so it is good to pounce on the chance to enjoy the variety of views, vegetation and art. Dogs must be on leads to protect the wildlife. You might… Read More Enjoy a walk in the Sculpture Park with your dog on Sunday March 27.

Applications for Funding for Creative and Performing Arts Projects closes 14 March.

Waikato District’s Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) is seeking applications, until noon on 14 March, from local individuals or groups that need financial support towards creative and performing arts projects. Since its inception in 1995, Waikato District Council has administered the funds for the district on behalf of Creative NZ. The Assessment Committee encourages candidates who might… Read More Applications for Funding for Creative and Performing Arts Projects closes 14 March.