Auckland Star, Volume XXXVII, Issue 233, 29 September 1906, Page 4
Another old resident has passed away in the person of Mr. Matthew Cummings of Ponsonby. who died yesterday at the Auckland Hospital. He arrived in the ship Caduceus from Victoria in 1863, at the time of the Maori war, and joined the local corps engaged in conveying provisions to the troops; later he belonged to the militia and volunteer corps, resident at the Thames for years. He leaves a widow and grown up family.
Auckland Star, Volume XLI, Issue 90, 16 April 1910, Page 10
CUMMINGS—FEARON.—On March 25th, 1910. at the Church of the Epiphany, by The Rev. W. K. Lush. Arthur Lewis, eldest son of the late Matthew Cummings, to Ruby Vera, third daughter of Roger Barnes Fearon; both of Auckland
Observer, Volume XXIV, Issue 18, 16 January 1904, Page 8
The marriage of Mr F. R. Wilkinson, of the survey office of Climie and Fairhall, Hawera, and Miss Annie Isabel (Nance) Cummings, fourth daughter, of Mr Matthew Cummings, of Ponsonby, was solemnised on Thursday, January 7th, St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Hawera. ,,,Given away by her brother, Mr A. L. Cummings, of Auckland,...Miss M. Cummings, of Auckland,
JONES~CUMMINGS.-On December 29, at St John the Baptist's, Parnell, by the Rev. Father Lenihan, William Marcus, youngest son of the late Edward Hosie Jones, of Liverpool, England, to Marianne Teresa, eldest daughter of Matthew Cummings, of Thames.—Liverpool and Thames papers please copy.
New Zealand Herald, Volume VIII, Issue 2456, 8 December 1871, Page 2
Cummings.—At her residence, on December 6, the wife of Matthew Cummings, of a son.
According to a search of the NZ online BDM records, this son was Arthur Lewis (mentioned in a marriage notice above)
There is also a Mary Ann (b. 1866), probably the Mairanne Theresa mentioned in a marriage announcement above, Anna Bell (b. 1876) (the Annie Isabel mentioned above), Bertha (b. 1881), Matthew Lennard (b. 1884), Dorothy Ruth (b. 1886), Kathleen Veronica (b. 1891) in a search of the online BDM
Bertha died 14 Aug 1922 (New Zealand Herald, Volume LX, Issue 18477, 14 August 1923, Page 1)