Finn Matheson

My second post about our whanau, and in particular our double international athlete son Finn who turned 21 last week. Naturally we gave him a clan ring which was a lovely surprise and a deeper link to his identity as a Matheson. The photo is from his gold medal performance at the World Archery Oceania […]

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A new way of operating

The New Zealand branch of the Clan Matheson Society is more than 30 years old.  Does the model of three decades ago best suit New Zealanders today?  It seems not: meetings and gatherings are fewer and less well-attended than in the past, and the number of paid-up members is slowly declining.  People interact, learn and contribute in

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Shaping the future

What are the best ways to foster people’s interest in their Matheson heritage?  How do those people want to engage with others?  What part should the Clan Matheson Society play in this? To help answer those questions, and shape the future for Clan Matheson in New Zealand, we have a short survey.  It’s for existing and

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