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Kōkako fights back

Numbers of one of New Zealand’s great songbirds have doubled at the country’s biggest inland sanctuary. The latest kōkako census at Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari revealed…

Friends in high places

Ten-year-old Elliot Ismay organised a day of fun for his schoolmates last week that raised nearly $2500 for the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter service. The…

What’s the buzz?

Cambridge High School was far from alone when its plans for a student production were upturned by Covid-19. But it was one of few schools…

Grape expectations

  The 2020 Blue Ruru Pinot Gris has a secondary link. Secondary school, to be accurate – the grapes for the wine are grown at…

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Ricki’s still on the ball

The day Ricki Herbert’s parents first handed him a football is etched in his mind. The former All Whites coach was four, and with it…

Cricketers build on their innings

Work on a $300,000 pavilion upgrade at Cambridge Cricket Club is finally set in stone – or so far concrete. The first sod was turned…

Games delay leaves Walker in limbo

Four years ago, Cambridge BMX rider Sarah Walker had a choice to make. “Did I want to keep riding?,” the London 2012 silver medallist had…

Leaving them in his wake

One of his favourite tricks might put him in a spin, but Cambridge’s Luke Runciman is approaching his goals in wakeboarding – and now the…