Councillor McGuire not seeking re election this year after taking over from his dad 39 years ago.

Rob has represented Matangi since 2010 when boundary adjustments were made to accommodate changing population numbers . Since then Rob has made a point of regularly being in contact with Matangi via the Matangi Community Committee and other community groups, matangilink and Council activities in the area. He is the Chair of the Tamahere and… Read More Councillor McGuire not seeking re election this year after taking over from his dad 39 years ago.

Can you hear a Ruru/Morepork at your house? Take time to celebrate them – New Exhibition at the Sculpture Park 9 and 10 July.

Project Ruru takes flight. Book your tickets now for the opening celebration for a fun-filled ruru weekend or come along during the July school holidays to find the roosting rurus. https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/project-ruru-takes-flight-tickets-350828335997 This July, 15 sculptural interpretations of ruru are landing at the park. We are joining forces with the National Bird of Prey Centre—Wingspan and… Read More Can you hear a Ruru/Morepork at your house? Take time to celebrate them – New Exhibition at the Sculpture Park 9 and 10 July.

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.

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