Whats Happening in Matamata?

Stay up to date on what’s happening in your local neighborhood! The link below will lead you to all the events going on in Matamata.

Locals Cards

Check out the new Locals Cards! Great time to come in and grab one so you can go free with a full paying adult on the Hobbiton day tour ,Valid for 2 years all you need to bring in to purchase these cards is ID and proof of address.
Locals’ cards can be purchased from the Matamata i-SITE at $25
anyone who has purchased the old Locals cards these are now Valid until the end of the year.

Fieldays Tickets are now avaliable

16 June to 19 June, 2021

Gates open daily Wednesday to Friday 8am to 5pm and Saturday 8am to 4pm.

Driving and Parking

Parking at Fieldays is free and is open from 5.30am – 10pm. To avoid queues we recommend arriving nice and early.  We do our best to get you in and out of car parks as fast as possible but due to high volume of traffic, there may be some delays.

Mobility Parking:

There is mobility parking available through Gate 0 or Gate 4 for CCS Mobility Parking Permit holders. Limited numbers of mobility scooters are available from Gate 1 for hire. Booking in advance is recommended through Life Unlimited 07 834 9982 or www.mobilitycentre.co.nz

Free Buses

Regional Buses and Hamilton Transport Centre 

Catch any Hamilton city bus or a regional bus from seven participating stations to the Hamilton Transport Centre then straight to Fieldays. Regional buses include; Raglan, Cambridge, Te Awamutu, Paeroa, Te Aroha, Morrinsville and Huntly.

To use the free BUSIT services a valid 2021 Fieldays ticket must be presented. Buses depart Hamilton Transport Centre approximately every 30 minutes from 8am to 11am returning from 1pm to 5pm.

Visit busit.co.nz or phone 0800 205 305 for more information and regional bus timetables.

Park ‘N Ride 

Park at The Base Hamilton or the BMX Club Milton Street, Cambridge, and catch a bus directly to Mystery Creek. Buses will be leaving approximately every 30 minutes from 8am.

More info

Local Info

Matamata is a wonderful place to visit, live and work. You can find more information about our region through the link below

Support Matamata

Being a town supporter means you love Matamata just like us. We are a not-for-profit organisation with a board who volunteer their time to make our home a better place to live, visit or do business.

Business Directory

In Matamata we have such a great small knit community with many small businesses. This keeps our town diverse, growing, and thriving. If you need any help finding a local businesses there is a link to the directory below or you can call or come into the i-SITE for more information.

Community Groups

We have an abundance of community groups here in Matamata, something for everyone. Below is a link to the community group directory. You can also call the i-SITE for more information.

Support Matamata

Get involved and become a town supporter. Contribute towards community projects.


For Locals

Browse and learn about all the great businesses in Matamata, and connect with community groups and events.