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5 January 2021 – Happy New Year!


10 November – Together, We Can Move the Organisation Forward – November 2020

Steve Bramley Short Form Bio and Track Record – July 2020

9 October 2020 – Please find attached a joint communication from the HOY Board & the RAS

Joint Communication HOY Board & RAS



18 September 2020:  Matamata A&P Show – With the prospect of going into Covid 19 – Alert Level 1 prior to show day, we have extended the closing date until Friday 18th September (the original closing date).  After this date online entries will be accepted until the 2nd October but must be accompanied by a Late Entry Fee of $15.00 per animal. Should we stay in or return to Alert Level 2 after Monday 21st September, on-line entries will close immediately.  Entries on the day will be accepted with an additional fee of $5.00 per class provided we are in Alert Level One, with no restrictions on size of gatherings.

11 September 2020: The Matamata A & P Show committee had a meeting last night and have decided to run the event as competition only – no trade, food or entertainment. All entries must be received by 5.00pm 17th September. NO late entries or entries on the day will be accepted.  We will notify those who have entered in regard to final arrangements. Should the present restrictions be lifted, we will advise you as soon as possible of any changes.

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