Proposed District Plan – Decisions Version A number of Matangi residents submitted to the new District Plan so it is interesting to see the changes that have been decided upon. It is still a proposed plan as there are a number of appeals still to be heard. The mapping tool is also a great way… Read More Plans, buses, carparks – lots to discuss -Matangi Community Committee Meeting, Tuesday May 9, 7 p.m. Tamahere Council and Community Space. All Welcome.
Footpath to Hamilton : It has been very gratifying to see Council work to complete the footpath from Matangi West to the Assisi Home – the final link to be able to travel off road from Matangi to Hamilton. Special thanks to our past Councillors, Rob McGuire and Aksel Bech who supported this community request.… Read More News of footpaths and plans for the Jack Foster reserve
It is great to see the school students continuing to show their remembrance of those who suffered in wars involving New Zealanders. Prompted and supported by Council the first commemoration was the Poppy net created by the Matangi Garden Club and local knitters and draped on an oak tree in the Jack Foster Reserve in… Read More ANZACS continue to be remembered in Matangi in 2023
Matangi School has put together a family cookbook to help raise money to upgrade the school pool and surrounding native area. “At the heart of Matangi School is our Tui-riffic mascot. Tui-riffic is a very special part of the Matangi learning community and is someone that all students and teachers are very proud of. To… Read More Opportunities to buy local? – you could purchase the beautiful cookbook Nectar created by the Matangi School Fundraising Committee.
Matangi School students had their chance to contribute to the community on Friday May 20 when they joined teachers, parents and Matangi Community members in dodging the showers to plant more than 2,000 daffodils provided to the Community Committee by the Waikato District Council place making team. This is the second year for this great… Read More Daffodil planting at the Jack Foster Reserve 2022
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.
Good to see the Matangi School students handiwork and the community poppy net up to remind us of the challenges faced by families in our area when war called young people to serve. Nice to see the Matangi rose blooms joining in the commemoration. Records from World War 1 for those connected Matangi are here
Matangi school new entrants, senior student buddies, parents, teachers and community members met, in perfect weather, in the Jack Foster Reserve on Friday May 7 to plant 1500 daffodil bulbs offered by the Council. Now we can look forward to a great display in spring, and for years to come. https://www.facebook.com/MatangiSchool/posts/3969836276439350
Last year when we were in lockdown the Matangi School fence became the place for ANZAC commemorations to be posted. They are there again this year with the addition of the Poppy net that was created by the Matangi Garden Club and local residents a few years ago and has been installed in the Jack… Read More Remembering ANZACs in Matangi 2021
Wonderful to see and hear the commemorations throughout the area.