Heavy rain damages track

The damaged track under the High Level Bridge in Cambridge

A track and crossing below the Victoria ‘High Level’ bridge was damaged during heavy rainfall on December 28.

Waipā District Council says it was unaware of any other damage caused by the storm and would engage contractors to make the High Level track safe and useable again.

Niwa meterologist Ben Noll said between 4-5pm on December 28, 18mm of rain fell in the Karāpiro area.

More Recent News

Pumping iron for the planet  

After bringing a new kind of ice cream to Cambridge in 2017, entrepreneur turned personal trainer Tom Montgomerie has cooked up another cool idea. The former St Peter’s School student now wants to raise $5000…

Repelling the Wallabies

Australian marsupials introduced in acts of extraordinary folly are headlined by the brushtail possum. After they were released in 1837 to create a fur trade, their numbers peaked at around 70 million. They have fallen…

Talking Piarere

Waka Kotahi staff will  front up to shoppers in Cambridge next Tuesday to discuss the proposed solution to one of the region’s biggest black spots. The intersection of State Highway 1 and 29 at Piarere is…

Riders raise warnings over cycleway

A car with an out-of-town driver leaving one of Cambridge’s motels allegedly hit a cyclist riding along the Hamilton Road Cycleway on Tuesday. Details of the incident appeared on social media posts with the cyclist…