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Total luxury with grunt

Always keen to try new things, Cambridge News editor Claire Castle got to try out a new Volkswagen Amarok V6 Aventura for the weekend… I was excited to get to try out a ute –…

National accolade for manager

A long-standing staff member of St Peter’s Cambridge has been nationally recognised for his service. Business Manager Marc Scott received the Service to School Leadership award at the Independent Schools New Zealand National Conference in…

Local artist makes finals, again

Cambridge artist Cara Fotofili has been selected as one of 72 finalists for the prestigious 2018 Parkin Drawing Award. The national drawing competition, which was launched by philanthropist and arts patron Chris Parkin six years…

Shrek show success

After weeks of dedicated rehearsals, the Cambridge Middle School production of Shrek Jr The Musical was a resounding success when students performed it to the public last week. “The students did a fantastic job in…

A Revealing Thyme at the Gaslight

The last two shows of A Revealing Thyme will play at the Gaslight Theatre this weekend – the first play to be performed with the theatre’s new curtains. It stars Joanna Bishop, who recently played…

New era for Destination Cambridge

Fresh into her role as CEO of Destination Cambridge, Michelle ‘Miff’ Macdiarmid believes the time is right to lay a strong foundation for the town’s current and future growth. News of Miff’s appointment was released…

Bringing Texas to Cambridge

Students from St Peter’s Catholic School have been entertaining the public on Victoria St over the past few weeks. Following the theme of “Bringing Texas to Cambridge”, a group of Year 5 and 6 students…

DIY workshop food for thought

It was a full house in the Victoria Room at the Town Hall last Saturday, as locals gathered to find out how to make their own cleaning products at a two-hour workshop. The MAKE workshop…

Leadership award for young local

Karapiro School student Olivia Emmett was recognised for her all-round excellence recently when she received the 2018 Sir Peter Blake Young Leader Award. Paul Evans of Westpac Bank visited the school to present the prestigious…

CCB backing return of licence testing

Mike Pettit, Chairman of the Cambridge Community Board, shared an update from their latest meeting. We received a response from NZTA regarding the Board asking for the physical drivers licence test to be reinstated after…

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