Late for school ….

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Late for school ….

The tight construction market and supplier resourcing challenges have resulted in the Ministry of Education deciding to delay the opening of its new Cambridge West primary school by a year. Infrastructure and Digital leader Scott…

Work for Kneebone, Graf

Appointments were to be made to Waikato Regional Council committees today at its first meeting in Hamilton with the two Waipā-King Country constituency members set to pick up a heavy workload. In the agenda, chair…

A fashion leader too..

A social media posting featuring mayor Susan O’Regan standing in her wardrobe resulted in an additional sale for the Waipā retailer where she bought the clothes she is wearing. O’Regan bought a jacket from Ruby…

Waste: what’s in the pipeline

Cambridge’s new $110 million wastewater treatment plant will be one of the most advanced operations in the country when it opens in four years. And while Waipā Water Services manager Martin Mould likes to discuss…

Drivers get it wrong

Driver behaviour and not highway conditions are the major factors in death and serious injuries from crashes on SH1 between Cambridge and Piarere. The News can reveal it is drivers who get behind the wheel…

Celebrating Waipa

Invited guests joined mayor Susan O’Regan, councillors and community board members at the Don Rowlands Centre for the Celebrating Waipa event, formerly known as Friends of Council. They were entertained by the Te Awamutu Intermediate…

A centenary to remember 

The Karāpiro School community came together Friday 11  to celebrate 100 years on the current school site. The school actually opened 137 years ago on a site further down Karāpiro Road, and today is the…

Cambridge in bloom

Dodging rain showers was the order of the day for the Rotary Cambridge Garden Festival on Sunday with a record-breaking 1500 tickets sold. Organiser Carey Church said she hoped it would net something in the…

A lightbulb moment for Sherry

Residents like Sherry Hinett were confused when they came to get their free lightbulbs from Waipā Networks at the Cambridge Community Pavilion last week. “Which one have I got? Bayonet or screw?” a reference to…

Farewell, MacDaddy… 

If you see a cyclist wearing a yellow jersey around the backroads of Cambridge with MacDaddy on the back, that’s the legendary John McDonnell who has retired as Cambridge High School deputy principal. The jersey…