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.