We Say Streaming must stay

We Say Streaming must stay

Local bodies around the country responded to the Covid outbreak by turning to digital media. Meetings were held using the Zoom app, and more and more were livestreamed for the public to watch. A consequence…

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News contributions: At Good Local Media we can’t always be at your event or assign a reporter to do interviews – but you can still get your story in the Cambridge News and Te Awamutu…

Council backs dragons

An international event for breast cancer paddler teams who engage in dragonboat activities as part of post breast cancer diagnosis rehabilitation has been backed by Waip ā district’s promotions fund. The event will be held…

Town hall trust takes control  

A lease and service agreement has finally been signed between the Cambridge Town Hall Community Trust and Waipā District Council, 14 months after the trust’s first meeting. Trust chair Kirsty Johnson hinted at one of…

Schools return to battle 

The battle of the Waipā high schools saw Te Awamutu College, St Peter’s and Cambridge High back competing on the sporting fields for the first time in four years last week. It was Cambridge that…

New home for plaque 

A plaque that once carried the hopes of people who threw coins into a wishing well in Cambridge has been restored and given a new home. The plaque, which carries the engraved message ‘A coin…

A green fingered bandsman 

Retired academic and bandsman Chris Hendy has been recognised for his lengthy involvement with the Brass Band Association of New Zealand (BBANZ). A ceremony held as part of the May 25 Cambridge Brass Band annual…

Cambridge High signs Herbert 

Former All Whites coach Ricki Herbert is teaming up with Cambridge High as the school sees a boom in the sport’s popularity. The Ricki Herbert Football Academy has formed a partnership to help the school…

Champs again – St Peters takes title 

St Peters has retained the Waikato Secondary Schools Golf Team Championship title A dozen St Peter’s golfers competed in the annual intercollegiate teams championship at the Hamilton Golf Club. The team format involved four players…

Mobile clinics for Cambridge 

Confusion over children’s immunisation status has prompted Waikato District Health Board to hold mobile clinics in Cambridge. Parents of 3-5 year olds are being urged to check their child’s status. Most when they are told…