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Waipā land city bound

A huge tract of Waipā land bordering Hamilton to the west and south will be transferred to the city council in a strategic agreement between…

Our New Zealanders

Twenty five Waipā residents, who swore their allegiances to King Charles III last week to become citizens, can probably lay claim to being among the…

Candidates talk disability support

Waipā disability organisations appear to have kept their concerns under the radar during the local body election campaign if responses to The News’ latest candidate…

Lordy, lordy, lordy – The proverbial hits the fan ……

Self-proclaimed evangelist Chris Woodhams warned Cambridge will “drown in our own poo” without a new wastewater treatment plant and an infrastructure upgrade. He gave himself…

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He had fast horses – but no fast cars 

Cambridge based Peter Setchell, founder and former proprietor of Millfield Stud, has died after battling cancer. His funeral service was scheduled for today at the…

Totara Springs triumphs

Cambridge Middle School took 36 athletes to Totara Springs camp in Matamata recently, competing in 30 different sports and bringing home four trophies. The school…

Back in the slot 

Cambridge Raceway officials are expected to reveal this week plans to hold the country’s richest harness racing night following on from the success of the…

Fastest feet in the Waikato

Cambridge Middle School beat nine other schools to win the Waikato Intermediate and Middle Schools (WIMS) cross country championships last week. CMS took 24 year…

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Forever at your service

‘Continuity’, ‘loss’ and ‘service’ have been at the forefront of adjectives used by both mainstream and social media in recent days. Globally, due to the…

The Age of Reason: Follow the leader ….

This is indeed a tumultuous month with the international scene overshadowed by the sad passing of a wonder lady, mother and world leader. The media…

Britain’s economic own-goal

The United Kingdom last week got a new Monarch and a new Prime Minister. King Charles III and Liz Truss could scarcely have taken up…

A farewell, and a greeting 

Early last Friday, the world received the news that Queen Elizabeth II had passed away.  This week also we celebrate Māori Language Week, 50 years…