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The rubber roundabout

13 July 2pm *Changed copy below to a new pedestrian crossing in Shakespeare Street, not Cook Street. 11 July 5am An innovative solution to slow…

Big turnout for night ride

There were plenty of reasons not to go on the two-hour long Te Awa Light Night ride on Saturday but 1500 people decided to go…

Vandals Came, saw, trashed

Another vandalism attack on one of Cambridge’s newest playgrounds will cost ratepayers thousands of dollars in repairs. Damage at the Terry Came Drive playground was…

And the cats came back

More than 2000 people competed or watched when the Hamilton Cat Club held its 75th anniversary show at the Tamahere Community centre last weekend. The…

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Hautapu gets Colts final

Hautapu Colts will play Hamilton Marist in the Waikato Rugby Union final for the third year in a row and the game on Saturday will…

Life sentence for Margaret

When onlookers walk away from the Cambridge Bowling Club in Thornton Road without signing up to be a member, Margaret Stott cops it from club…

Youngsters prep for rugby camp

The first Waipā rugby camp for children has already attracted 70 registrations with the promise of more if the smiles on players’ faces on Saturday…

Turf has Central rolling

Central Cambridge Bowling Club’s new artificial green got its first work out from a hardy group of bowlers last week. And clearly the Ron Greenwood-skipped…

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Words matter

I am sitting in Tenerife, a volcanic island with a very volcanically active past, chatting with linguist Dr Hannah Little from the UK about how…

Both ends of the age issue

Over the recent weekend I was pleasantly involved with the celebrations of a good friend. The reason for the festivities being his 80th birthday. Being…

Saved by the light

I’ve never forgotten the account of a fishing village on the coast of Cornwall, facing potential disaster years ago. Although well accustomed to the force…

Tamihana and utu

Tarapipipi Te Waharoa was born in 1805 into a world where the principle of utu was first and foremost in how his people lived.  I…