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‘I was outraged… and still am’

Steph Bell Jenkins talks to a remarkable Waipā woman who would love to create a global revolution. Like her, they were children.  Unlike her, they…

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Updated – 29 February 3pm Waipā council will follow Waikato district’s lead – as predicted by The News – and recommend deferring the adoption of…

Expo will have news on stream

Information on the progress being made on an ecological corridor linking Maungatautari and Pirongia maunga will form part of an Ecology Expo taking place at…

New whānau rooms in house

Cambridge Community House’s new whānau whare was officially blessed and opened last week, providing an easier working environment for one of the agency’s busier teams….

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Another Hart has ’em in a spin

Josh Hart dreams of playing for the Black Caps one day – and he certainly has the sporting pedigree for it. His father Matthew played…

Top flight for Roberts and Frost

It’s a big week for Nikki Roberts and Kerin Frost who make their debuts at the North Island darts championships in Hamilton. The two Cambridge…

Getting the youngsters on track

They went to enrich their leadership skills and left with the makings of a pretty decent track cycling team. Cambridge Middle School’s 2024 student leaders…

More fun on the run

The annual Waipā Fun Run organised by Cambridge’s St Peter’s Catholic School is attracting a growing number of out-of-region participants. This year’s family fun walk…

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The added danger of water

Magma is complicated enough. When water enters the scene and mixes with it, things can go haywire. There are different ways to classify eruption styles….

Perspective shapes destiny

There’s a funny story about a man eager to impart to his son the value of truthfulness whatever it might ‘cost’ in life. He related…

What Economists Really Think

I attended an economics conference at Waikato University on February 15 and 16. The topics discussed included the future of agriculture, the state of the…

Talking about context

We are often challenged in how we interact with and relate to matters of interest and issues of importance, Often with matters of mere interest…