It’s on again, the fantastic Matangi Garden Club Plant sale ! Trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, produce(yumm), cakes and raffles – everything a great plant sale should have, even morning tea. A great morning out to stock up on plants for the busy spring planting season with plants lovingly raised from the talented Matangi Garden Club.… Read More Matangi Garden Club – Massive Annual Plant Sale 9am-12pm, Sat 5 Oct 2019
Info from NZ Pure Tour This year’s festival will run from 20 – 29 September 2019, when visitors will take tranquil walks along the Manor’s justly celebrated avenues and past its drystone walls, ponds, stream and waterfalls, wreathed in soft clouds of pink cherry blossoms. These will be the backdrop for an array of delightful… Read More Waikato Cherry Tree Festival 2019 – Located on our very special Matangi Road
NEWS FROM YOUR WAIKATO DISTRICT COUNCILLOR Finally, a welcome break from the wet weather – a fine weekend at last; time to cut the lawn. A lot has been happening in the Waikato District during the last month including: – A $92m funding announcement for the start-up 150-passenger rail service between Hamilton and Auckland –… Read More Rob McGuire’s August 2019 Newsletter
If you want to showcase local talent, run a workshop/course? You can apply for funding for a local creative event/ project for our community. Waikato District Council has the $s ready. Applications close next Friday August 23. A great opportunity. Check the details and/or call Lianne, the Community Development Advisor for a chat https://www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/services-facilities/community-development/funding/creative-communities-new-zealand-funding-scheme https://wdcsitefinity.blob.core.windows.net/sitefinity-storage/docs/default-source/services-and-facilities/community-funding/creative-commuities-scheme-guidelines.pdf
Dear Friends and supporters of Tamahere Lions and our Best Artisan Markets Our next Best Artisan fund raising market is upon us Just over a week to go for our next Tamahere Lions, “Best Artisan Market” – indoor/outdoor at Tamahere Community Centre, next to the school, Devine Road Saturday morning June 8 09.00 – 13.00. Over 60 stalls:… Read More Tamahere Lions, Best Artisan Market: Saturday morning June 8 09.00 – 13.00
Anzac services to be held around the Waikato district ANZAC services will be held in nine townships across Waikato district on 25 April this year. Unfortunately the community-run services at Port Waikato and Pokeno have been cancelled due to police resourcing. A Civic Service hosted by Mayor Allan Sanson will be held in the Ngaruawahia… Read More Anzac Services – Waikato District
The park is open 10 am to 4pm all of Easter Weekend. Come out and to enjoy nature’s Autumn bounty and be inspired to create temporary sculptures. Share your photos on Facebook and Instagram #ephemeralart. Entry $15/adult;$5/child Cash only (sorry no Eftpos) http://www.sculpturepark.co.nz The Sculpture ParkWaitakaruru Arboretum207 Scotsman Valley RdTauwhareRD 7 HamiltonWaikato 15kms east of… Read More Express your inner artist @ the Sculpture Park
The last service to be held in St David’s Church, Matangi, will be on Sunday December 9 at 11 a.m.
On Sunday 11 November at 11 a.m. this year, Armistice Day, the Roll of Honour for those from the Matangi District who were in the armed forces during World War 1 will be placed in the Matangi Hall. It is more than a hundred years since locals suggested one be created and it has now… Read More Matangi 100 years ago. Was your family here?