Tamsyn Matchett

Society
Nov 29, 2017

When the team is also family: finding belonging with Mate Ma’a Tonga

Growing up disconnected from her father and his side of her family, Tamsyn Matchett never understood her Tongan identity. On Saturday at Mt Smart stadium she sang the Tongan national anthem for the first time surrounded by her Tongan brothers and sisters. 

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Music
Nov 14, 2017

'You’re my number 1': A mother and daughter go to Lorde's show in Auckland

Tamsyn Matchett and her Lorde-obsessed eight-year-old daughter Ruby review Lorde's show at the Bruce Mason Theatre in Takapuna, on 12 November. (Plus: Ruby's letter to Lorde.)

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