Matamata


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Ma`ta`ma´ta


n.1.(Zool.) The bearded tortoise (Chelys fimbriata) of South American rivers.
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El impacto en Chile de una dictadura militar (1973-1990) revela como se reforzo una elite economica, politica y social que sigue ejerciendo una influencia desproporcionada en todo ambito (Delano & Traslavina, 1989; Matamata, 2015).
Our weeklong road trip, which started at the top of North Island, also included a stop likely more known to Filipino tourists: the Hobbiton film set in Matamata, a two-hour drive from Auckland.
We passed or lingered in dozens of typical British-sounding suburbs and towns like Newcastle, Richmond, Liverpool and Devonport - and then there were places whose names lingered long after we had passed them: Woolloomooloo, Wollongong, Illawarra, Katoomba, Gundagai, Murrumbidgee, Whakarewarewa, Matamata, Rangitoto, Takapuna, Puhinui, Papatoetoe .
It is anticipated the tourism boost to West Kerry could mirror what the Lord Of The Rings did for Matamata on New Zealand's North Island and what The Game of Thrones has done for Northern Ireland.
Les agents de la Garde nationale et les soldats de l'Armee nationale ont encercle durant la matinee de ce mercredi 3 fevrier 2016, toute la zone de la Nouvelle Matamata, rapporte Mosaique Fm, soulignant que des operations de ratissage sont en cours dans la zone et a Bni Zaltan pour le troisieme jour de suite a la recherche d'elements terroristes retranches dans les montagnes.
The ride goes through the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula, exploring the wilderness of the North Island from the bustling city of Auckland to the small town of Matamata, famous for the Hobbit village that featured in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
Jason Spice - A talented sportsman who also excelled at age-grade cricket, the man from Matamata made 77 appearances at scrum-half after switching from the Hurricanes, before taking his astute rugby brain and Kiwi craft to Cardiff Blues.
Amazonas: Leticia, PNN Amacayacu, trocha de Matamata a Amacayacu, 110-120 m, 3[grados]47' S--70[grados]15' W, 28 oct 1991, Pipoly, J.
Dates and venues for each convention are: Southland, March 31, Balmacewen Golf Club; Canterbury/West Coast, April 21, Riccarton Park Function Centre; Central, April 29, Manawatu Golf Club; Tai Tokerau, May 5, Barge Park Event Centre; Greater Auckland, May 7, Eden Park Stadium, level 4, Lounge West; Top of the South, May 12, Tahuna Function Centre; Hawkes Bay, May 14, Napier War MemorialGreater Wellington, May 19, West Plaza Hotel; and Midlands/Bay of Plenty/Tairawhiti, May 26, Totara Springs, Matamata.
This summer we've seen record numbers visiting Matamata and Hobbiton, running tours of around 40 tourists every 10 minutes.
A sheep farm in Matamata, above; sunset at Aroaki Mt Cook National Park, below left, and a scene from the final Hobbit movie, below