Matamata (New Zealand)

Type: City
Name: Matamata (New Zealand)
Country: New Zealand
Latitude: -37.82
Longitude: 175.770004
population: 6,575
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Kilgravin Lodge A Haven For High-Class Racehorses In New Zealand

The exhilarating Group 1 Easter Handicap win by Albany Reunion at Ellerslie on April 12 is further evidence that Kilgravin Lodge in Matamata has become a haven for producing high-class racehorses.This season Kilgravin Lodge has also been represented on ... [Published Info News - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Airways mobile towers keep an eye on the skies at Warbirds

Air traffic control towers typically soar out of the flat airport landscape, their stature obvious from every direction. At Warbirds over Wanaka , and many other events around the country, however, safety in the skies is managed from an obscure, but highly ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Signage spelling set straight

Western Bay of Plenty roading authorities are apologetically replacing sign on a State Highway 29 across the Kaimai Range after a complaint from a Maori kaumatua over the use of the letter ‘s'.Matamata kaumatua Will Murray is extremely happy the Western ... [Published Sun Live - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Storm continues to wreak havoc (NZ Newswire)

It may only be the remnants of Cyclone Ita, but the storm is causing plenty of damage throughout New Zealand.Power has been knocked out in many parts of Auckland, several roads have been closed throughout the North Island and Interislander ferries are ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Visiting the Hobbits in New Zealand’s Hobbiton

Middle Earth exists and it can be found on New Zealand’s North Island on a sheep farm that has been transformed into a place called Hobbiton .Walking into Hobbiton is like walking into the fantasy world that the wildly popular Lord of the Rings and Hobbit ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mosaic reach top of NZ iTunes

Art Beatwith Rosalie Crawford[embedded content]On April 6, Mosaic released their new album ‘You Surround' and by the end of the day it was Number 1 on NZ iTunes chart.Recorded at Revolver Studios in Auckland, ‘You Surround' is a compilation of original ... [Published Sun Live - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Hollywood blockbuster boosts New Zealand tourism industry >

New figures suggest that intense levels of marketing from the local tourism industry in New Zealand are already reaping rewards.Over the last few months, officials in the country have made a concerted effort to draw more tourists from overseas.To this ... [Published Opodo - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

4 Long path to self-discovery helps charity

Brando Yelavich, aka Wildboy, is conquering his own Mt Everest, undertaking an epic personal challenge to walk the entire coastline of New Zealand.The 20-year-old from Auckland reached Mangakuri Beach last Thursday on a journey that began at Cape Reinga ... [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Cooking with the best

Two celebrity chefs are showing off their skills by whipping up taste bud tantalising creations using fresh produce from the Tauranga Farmers Market.The city's market is hosting the 2014 Farmers Market New Zealand Summer Producers Awards at Tauranga Primary ... [Published Sun Live - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Govt says tourism marketing pays off

Hobbit fever is attracting record numbers of tourists to New Zealand, prompting tourism industry leaders and the government to say marketing efforts aligned to Sir Peter Jackson's blockbuster films are paying off.International arrivals to New Zealand ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Hobbits a boost for NZ tourism

Middle-earth marketing of New Zealand has spurred on "remarkable" growth in overseas tourism, new research says.A report just released by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) found that Hobbit-inspired marketing of New Zealand attractions ... [Published Southland Times - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

A long time coming

Tiwai Rawiri has come home with a basketful of knowledge.The skilled weaver comes from Wharengaere, a small settlement on the Purerua Peninsula and has been away for many years, leaving as a two-year-old."My father wanted us to get educated and bring ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Mar 26 2014]

Quotes

"It’s a very busy lifestyle for both of us but we love it and wouldn’t swap it for anything" says Eion
"Controlling at events such as Warbirds is a highlight in the career for many of our air traffic control team," he says. "The environment they will work in is vastly different from our usual towers, and so we begin the selection and training of the team months before the event."
"There has never been, and never will be, an ‘s' in the Maori alphabet.”"
"It's been a huge refresher moving to Sydney. Plus all the other things like looking after myself has definitely been for the better and I have grown as a person" Donaldson said

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Kilgravin Lodge A Haven For High-Class Racehors... [Published Info News - Apr 20 2014]
Airways mobile towers keep an eye on the skies ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Apr 20 2014]
Hobbiton, New Zealand | Down the hobbit hole [Published Livemint.com - Apr 18 2014]
Signage spelling set straight [Published Sun Live - Apr 17 2014]
Storm continues to wreak havoc (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 17 2014]
Visiting the Hobbits in New Zealand’s Hobbiton [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
Donaldson sparks Kiwis men into Comm Games [Published ONE News - Apr 10 2014]
Mosaic reach top of NZ iTunes [Published Sun Live - Apr 10 2014]
Tihoi farmers win Waikato Ballance Farm Environ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 08 2014]
Foreign Focus: Christchurch, New Zealand [Published Campus Times - Apr 03 2014]
Royal tour of New Zealand: The holiday hotspots... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 01 2014]
Hollywood blockbuster boosts New Zealand touris... [Published Opodo - Mar 31 2014]
Lights, camera, action [Published Times of Malta - Mar 31 2014]
Powerball Jackpot Now $60M As $96.5M Winning ‘N... [Published Inquisitr - Mar 30 2014]
4 Long path to self-discovery helps charity [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Mar 30 2014]
Cooking with the best [Published Sun Live - Mar 29 2014]
Govt says tourism marketing pays off [Published MSN New Zealand - Mar 27 2014]
Hobbits a boost for NZ tourism [Published Southland Times - Mar 27 2014]
Middle-earth marketing the key reason for growt... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 27 2014]
A long time coming [Published stuff.co.nz - Mar 26 2014]
Royal tour 2014: Kate Middleton and Prince Will... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
Waikato dairy awards winners have farm ownershi... [Published FWplus - Mar 24 2014]
Little Clio has plenty of French polish for Kiwis [Published New Zealand Herald - Mar 18 2014]
Road toll appals police [Published The Press NZ - Mar 17 2014]
Road toll appals police [Published Manawatu Standard - Mar 17 2014]
Carlsbad: Look for Paul Revere, not Bilbo Baggi... [Published Los Angeles Times - Mar 14 2014]
Arthritis camp: excitement building for over 30... [Published Scoop NZ - General - Feb 27 2014]
Make way for the Year of the Horse! [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 28 2013]
Up close and personal with stars of ‘Wicked’ [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 12 2013]
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Arthritis camp: excitement building for over 30... [Published Scoop NZ - General - Feb 27 2014]
This weekend, more than 30 children and their caregivers will travel to the Arthritis New Zealand camp for children with arthritis at the beautiful Totara Springs Camp near Matamata. The children who are attending this year’s camp have been recently ...
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