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.

Remembering ANZAC Day in Matangi

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