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Gold star for Waipā firefighter

Murry Gillard’s 50 years as a firefighter have been were celebrated at a medal ceremony. Over 160 people, including family, friends, several senior brigade personnel…

Race against time

Time waits for no man, so the saying goes, but as daylight savings kicks in at 2am on Sunday, the Cambridge town clock may be…

Trying a little kindness

Three years ago Cambridge woman Rebecca Broadbent launched an initiative designed make a positive difference in the Waipā community at grassroots level. “There were some…

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…

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Another scalp for Covid

The season is over for Cambridge’s Reds after the cancellation of football’s Northern League. Continuing restrictions on crowd sizes in Auckland has hindered the competition…

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…