Camp and EOTC week

Camp and EOTC week

Week 6 was our Junior camp and Education Outside The Classroom week. The Year 9’s went to Finlay park in Maungatautari where they got to experience a range of different activities including rafting, paddle boarding, kayaking, water skiing, confidence course and...
Arts Trip to Europe 2018

Arts Trip to Europe 2018

The July holidays were an adventurous experience for 17 Design, Art and Media Students. Along with Mrs Rogerson, Mrs Osborne and 5 parent helpers, we ventured across the other side of the world to Europe. First stop was London. Enduring the searing heat, we...
Inventing the future

Inventing the future

Patrick Roskam has always had a fascination for how things work and, as it happens, things that don’t work have literally helped shape a pretty exciting future for the self-confessed problem solver. His mad scientist persona reared its head for the first time several...
Sarah gets the Silver Fern

Sarah gets the Silver Fern

We are so Proud of our students and all they achieve here at the college. It’s such an awesome feeling seeing success and when it involves representing the country we are full of pride and excitement. What a great article our student, Sarah West, got in The...
Leavers’ Dinner

Leavers’ Dinner

Last Friday about 150 students, parents and teachers gathered at the Memorial Centre for our annual Leavers’ Dinner. The evening featured a few trips down memory lane with many old photos of our Year 13 students from previous years on display. The crowd were also...
Helen’s off to London

Helen’s off to London

Helen Drysdale-Dunn is thrilled to be one of 24 students selected from Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand’s National Shakespeare Schools Production (SGCNZ NSSP). She was chosen from 5000 students in the 24 Regional and National SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn...
U17 NZ Beach Volleyball Squad

U17 NZ Beach Volleyball Squad

Olivia Goodwin is among the next generation of volleyball athletes emerging from Matamata College. The Year 11 student has been selected for the New Zealand Under 17 Beach volleyball team, and will travel across the ditch to compete next month. Mr Kilham has been...
2018 MOSCARS

2018 MOSCARS

Over the last several years the Media Studies and English department have run the MOSCARS (Matamata Oscars) in order to showcase media students’ films that they design and produce during the year as part of their assessments. Every year in term 4 we hold this event in...
Dance Troupe Supreme

Dance Troupe Supreme

  Last week our year 13 Drama students had their final production. A Thomas Sainsbury play called Dance troupe supreme, a dance troupe has been formed. A tour has been organised. Now it’s just time to dance, dance, dance. Join Charlotte, Amber, Kelly-Anna, Sean James...
Golf Croquet U21 Tournament

Golf Croquet U21 Tournament

This Year, Matamata Golf Croquet club hold the NZ Under 21 tournament. Five Matamata College students are Participating. Nicolas Concha, Naomi Turner, Stephen Turner, Alanna Meadowcroft and Alyssa Meadowcroft are all competing this weekend representing not only the...
Shooting team in Christchurch

Shooting team in Christchurch

Report on the 2018 South Island interschool champs and National Champs 29 September – 30 September 2018. Matamata College fielded a team of 6 shooters for the SI and National Champs this year. The team assembled on the 28th down in Christchurch and we traveled as a...