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Gin and bear it

It would be unfair to suggest that October’s frost which claimed over 90 per cent of Monavale Organic Blueberries’ crop turned the owners to drink….

On the ladder to success 

Jimmy Cleaver is a 23-year-old farm manager who is passionate about his work in the dairy sector and looking after his team. “I went dairy…

On home ground 

Dayna Rowe is into only her second season of managing a farm team, but she’s found her preferred approach. “It’s the way you develop your…

Remembering the days ….

Chances are if you attended Cambridge East Primary School between 1971 and 1976 and David Lloyd taught you, you are in retailing. Lloyd, founder of…

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Winning tip from the stables

When The News asked which of the three starting trotters Luk Chin owns and trains competing in race seven at Cambridge Raceway the veteran horseman…

Waka Ama over – planning starts

Waka Ama officials say numbers at the sprint nationals which wrapped up on Lake Karāpiro at the weekend were down on previous years and work…

A win to remember

Cambridge trainer Jo Stevens and driver Peter Ferguson combined to make it a special night for greyhound identity AJ Christiansen at Cambridge Raceway last week….

Wonderful waka

Laurie Tauroa says his emotions got the better of him during the pōwhiri on Sunday morning for the 33rd annual Waka Ama sprint national championships…

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Share and share nicely

The “Sharing Shed” on Anzac Green has been a great asset to the town, enabling the community to share produce, swap books and put up…

Maps and Mappings 

E te Tau 2022, ō mate, ō piki me ō heke, haere rā!  E te Tau 2023 me tō pitomata, haere mai! We’ve farewelled 2022,…

In the presence of Royalty 

Senior Leader, Bridges Church  It struck me that it’s nearly five months since the unprecedented 70 year reign of Queen Elizabeth II ended with her…

A focus on planning

After the holiday break, the board is back to work and looking forward to a busy year. As always, our focus is strongly on representing…