Clan Matheson will be represented at two Highland games this November, which is an opportunity to meet up with others interested in Matheson heritage. Check out our events page for details.
We’ve updated the page on this website about our organisation, the New Zealand branch of the Clan Matheson Society. There are contact details for the committee members and other people who support the branch, and more about the different roles people play to make the branch tick. Check it out, and see if you can …
Neil McLeod Matheson was one of four brothers who served in WW1. Pat, as he was known, died after just three months on the Western Front. A railwayman, he is commemorated on rolls of honour in both Dunedin and Wellington stations. A page on this website tells more of his story.
The new committee for the New Zealand branch of the Clan Matheson Society was elected at the midwinter annual meeting in 2019 and will serve until next year’s annual meeting. Details of the team are here. Follow this site for news of our eight priorities for the year.
The New Zealand branch of the Clan Matheson Society has been publishing a newsletter since the branch began in 1989. Now, under a new editor, our newsletter has a new look and fresh approach. The newsletter is a forum for people to share stories and information about their Matheson heritage, and a source of news …
Mark St Andrew’s Day this year by joining in the Scottish Clans Association golf tournament in Auckland. Details on this flyer.
The New Zealand branch of the Clan Matheson Society is having its annual meeting in Auckland on Sunday 30 July, and all members and potential members are welcome. Please feel free to come along and help guide the branch’s activities over the next year, and meet other clan members. The meeting is at the Logan …
I’ve reorganised the pages on New Zealand Mathesons in the First World War, and have created a new ‘landing page‘ for this area of the website. More material is being added to this section of the site. The latest is the sad story of Alexander George Matheson.
The international Clan Matheson Society website has had a complete overhaul. Do visit and check out the useful information there.
The name of one small road in West Otago has a lot of history behind it. Read how this stretch of roadway recalls an intrepid pioneer, and still has a mystery for us.