What’s happening in August


Quiz Night Wednesday
Starts 6-30pm – Bookings essential – Great Prizes to be won

OPEN MIC Night! Every Thursday from 7-10 pm. Free Entry.

Hosted by Rob AndersonBe a part of our supportive and creative community of musicians, poets and performers. Every Thursday night we run an open mic which is all about having fun and developing local and visiting talent. We guarantee something different every week and provide a perfect opportunity to network, and interact with other musicians and performers.Performers are allowed to perform 3 songs or fill a time of 15 minutes, covers and original compositions are perfectly acceptable and we love to hear what you have to offer.We provide the PA, leads, mics, small bongo drums, tambourines, shakers. Per-formers will need to BYO guitars, amps, pedals etc. Generally, first performance starts at 7:30pm and sign ups are encouraged on the night. The night usually ends with performers jam-ming with one another and exploring new material and ideas. We do accept pre-bookings in the event of band setups and other acts which may require prepara-tion or sound checks.

Contact: Greg (at the pub) 021 162 6955 or email [email protected]

Rob Anderson 022 174 9214 or email [email protected]


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The Story

Built in 1903. The Matakana is a bit of an institution, and has been through several changes in its long life. In April 2016 the baton has been passed to a new group of enthusiastic owners who plan to continue the traditions of the pub with great service, yummy food and a relaxed country atmosphere.

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