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It’s Fieldays weather…

It was Fieldays, but not as you know it. Or was it? Fog greeted Auckland visitors as they headed over the Bombay Hills towards the…

Farewell to Jenny

She’s affectionately described as a school office legend. So there was no shortage of platitudes when Jenny Comer, who will soon retire after 22 years…

Noumea on the horizon

Students at Cambridge High School are planning fund raising projects for a school trip in October next year. About 30 year 10 to 12 French…

3Ms Development, Cambridge

Late for school ….

The tight construction market and supplier resourcing challenges have resulted in the Ministry of Education deciding to delay the opening of its new Cambridge West…

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Courtney’s special target

Courtney Duncan’s build up to the Special Olympics National Summer Games in Hamilton couldn’t go much better. The swimmer turned powerlifter is setting personal bests…

A Battle of the Bridge: Messam vs Watt

Hautapu and Leamington will go head-to-head in a corporate ‘fight night’ next month. The boxing event will be headlined by a matchup featuring  Hautapu’s former…

Fresh fields for football

A $900,000 project to provide two more year-round pitches starts next week at the home of Cambridge football. The work will involve two fields to…

It’s a family affair…

David Butcher and sons Zachary and Benjamin created history at the New Zealand Trotting Cup meeting in Christchurch yesterday, but it wasn’t for having prize-winning…

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Looking ahead to Christmas

As Community Liaison Officer, I am not only based at Cambridge station, but also part of the wider Western Waikato Police prevention team. This team…

What’s Wrong with the Public Sector? 

Two reports I saw this week reinforced how poor the performance of the New Zealand public sector is these days. First, a warning of widespread…

The bullies who follow

As I write this column, I have joined the ranks of those who’ve had to isolate due to Covid-19. Anecdotally, there seems to be a…

All hail the Black Ferns 

The Oxford dictionary defines ‘sport’ as – an activity involving physical exertion and skills in which an individual or a team competes against another or…