Check out the upcoming events at the Tower
Yoga with Becky
12 Dec 2023
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Firth Tower Reserve and Museum
Becky teaches a traditional Hatha yoga class, all levels catered for. Consists of Asana (movement) followed by pranayama (breath) and relaxation to finish.
Sessions held through the school term.
Tuesday evenings 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Thursday mornings 9am – 10am
Thursday evenings 7pm – 8pm
Casual session fee $15 per person.
During summertime sessions are in the gardens at the reserve.
Firth Tower School Holiday Activities
16 Dec 2023 - 28 Jan 2024
History Comes alive at Firth Tower this summer
Come and have a go at some activities and step back in time
The Mark Madill Mystery Game
Fly your own plane
Hang out the washing
Morse code/count the poppies
Dress up photo opportunities
Christmas Holidays - Museum Closed
23 Dec 2023 - 28 Dec 2023
New Years Holidays - Museum Closed
01 Jan 2024 - 03 Jan 2024
Auckland Anniversary - Museum Closed
29 Jan 2024
Yoga with Becky
Meet weekly, check our calendar of events for the next dates. Tuesday evenings 5:30pm - 6:30pm , Thursday mornings 9am - 10am and Thursday evenings 7pm-8pm classes during school term time. Contact Becky Bruins 022 645 8034
Transition Matamata - Community Garden
Meet weekly Wednesday mornings 8am-12 noon. Taking care of the community garden and having morning tea together. For further details about the Composting Workshops please contact Jeff Johnson 0211177146
Matamata Society of Arts
Meet 2pm - 4pm every third Monday of the month in the Art Workshop at Firth Tower. For further details about interactive workshops please contact Heather Leonard 0212389777
Tower Spinners and Weavers
Meet 10:30am - 2:30pm every second and fourth Thursday of the month in the Homestead dining area or on the veranda. Contact Ann Barbour 0272844014
Matamata Writer's Group
Meeting 1:30pm - 3:30pm every second Tuesday of the month in the Heritage Room, Firth Tower.
Matamata Historical Society
Working bee on site 8am - 1pm every Wednesday morning and community open meetings every 4th Tuesday of the month at 1pm.
Matamata Archives Contact (07) 888 6218
Annual Book Fair
Drop off all pre-loved books at the office during museum opening hours or contact Matamata Historical Society.
Secondhand Book Shop
A fine selection of preloved books. Open during museum hours. Located at the back of the Post Office.
Annual Fun Run/Walk
The Matamata Tower Fun Run/Walk committee co-ordinate the event on the first Friday evening of the month of March. Please contact the President Clare McVeigh 0210462194