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Matamata Historical Society Open Meeting

27 Feb 2024
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Heritage Room

Yoga with Becky

27 Feb 2024
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. 

Threads of History: women's stories at Firth Tower

01 Mar 2024 - 21 Mar 2024
All Day

A new display in the Homestead Kitchen celebrating Firth Tower Women: past and present

Threads of History Title Page

Tower Fun Run

01 Mar 2024
All Day

2024 Matamata Tower Run A4 1

Reserve closed for private event

23 Mar 2024
All Day

The reserve will closed on Saturday 23rd March 2024 for a private wedding.

We apologise for any inconvience caused.

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.
Contact: Lesley McVeigh (Secretary) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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


 Please note:

The Tower building is temporarily closed to the public due to earthquake assessments, other buildings are open as normal.

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