Matua Residents Assn has been in existence from 1984
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We are actively promoting this community and Police initiative to assist in both Civil emergency and crime prevention. Two committee members have volunteered to be coordinators for Matua and are working through the present list of street coordinators to update records Contact Christine on 021 256 2808 to discuss further.
Lock your cars –
There has been recent activity in early Matua.
Unfortunately too many of our residents leave cars unlocked and valuables within easy reach. Please make sure you keep your vehicles locked, even when on your own property. Take valuables inside and keep doors locked. Currently there has been activity of this nature in and around Meadowland St.
MRA is actively supporting the TCC Tsunami Awareness program as the consequences of a Tsunami would be significant in our community and the surrounding suburbs. The area along Levers Road is deemed to be a SAFE ZONE and we therefore promote the Matua Hall, Matua Primary grounds and Matua Bowling Club as areas in which to assemble. The hall would be the centre of coordination for assistance and it is probable we would be standing alone.The magnitude earthquake to create a Tsunami would be Grade 8 and be centred in the Kermadec trench off East cape. There would be a fifty minute timeframe after the earthquake to get to the Safe Zones. There will be no time to wait for Civil Defence instruction as at best they need an hour minimum for staff to arrive, if at all possible. All electricity and phone lines would be severely affected by the level of quake.Families, neighbours and organisations need to have a plan of action in place, as well as basic supplies. Always have a separate supply of medications, either in your emergency pack or located in your car or with family/friends nearby. More on this will follow.
In the event of an emergency we seek a list of volunteers who are prepared to assist.
If called upon can you assist?
At present we are faced with the possibility of oil on our foreshore.
Register your availability by emailing the following information to
Matua Residents Assn Emergency Response Personnel
Name Contact #’s
Richard Kluit 07 5761259
Justice of the Peace
Refer to the yellow pages under Justices of the Peace or contact the local JP’s in Matua.
J Best 5700990 M Cooper 5766378 L Davies 5769085
K Hamm 5767515 W Lemberg 5703426 D Thomas 0211246689
R Havill 5760331 J Mainland 5765063
G Opie 5763995 E Simm 5701117
J Wilson 5766144 L Young 5764004
The community courts are available to all members of the community for a small donation. Please leave them in a tidy condition and take any rubbish away with you. Thank you.
The management of the courts is by the owners of the Matua Dairy and Lotto just across Levers Road from the Park. Call in and get your key.