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Liquor outlet gets approval

A new bottle store will open in Cambridge’s Victoria Street, but it will not look like a liquor outlet from the outside. The Waipā District Licensing Committee gave permission to an off-licence application on December…

‘Another bottle store’ coming 

The Waipā District Licensing Committee appears almost certain to rule against a tide of public opposition to a Cambridge liquor store and grant an off-licence with conditions. The committee met in Te Awamutu last week…

Fears over liquor plan

Tainui-owned Māori public health provider Hāpai Te Hauora says a new liquor store in Cambridge’s Victoria Street will target vulnerable people. But because its objection to the Blue Drops application to establish an off-licence facility…

Public hearing over liquor plan 

An application to establish Cambridge’s ninth bottle store in Victoria Street has been reviewed by the District Licensing Committee and will go to a public hearing. Waipā Enforcement manager Karl Tutty said the council was working to confirm…

New liquor licence bid

Cambridge people are being urged to consider whether an application to establish the town’s ninth bottle store in the former Guthrie Bowron premises on Victoria St should proceed. The application for an Off Licence by…

Getting into the wild

In February I heard an inspiring piece of advice while listening to a Radio New Zealand interview with Australian adventurer Jessica Watson that triggered a light-switch parenting moment: “You’ve got to turn off that part…