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Oliver’s oarsome: First 2020 baby

Cambridge Olympian Stephen Jones and his wife Anna kicked off the year with the unexpectedly early arrival of their firstborn child, Oliver Anthony Jones. Little Oliver, who right now sports considerably more hair than his…

Vape store owner hits back

A vape store owner in Te Awamutu says he wants to set the record straight following a call by Waipa and Auckland principals to usher in strict regulations on the growing trend of nicotine delivery….

Witness to Battle of Britain seeks recognition for Kiwi airmen

As a child, Cambridge’s Philip Chubb watched the 1940 Battle of Britain rage in the skies above him. Now he would like to see greater recognition afforded the many Kiwi aviators who fought and died…

For domestic abusers, silence is golden

The biggest domestic violence killer is silence, says White Ribbon Ambassador and New Zealander of the Year nominee, David White. He was speaking at a Cambridge Community House meeting at Onyx Restaurant to mark White…

Students chip in for Lifeskills

A Cambridge High School – Rotary Interact fundraiser held earlier this year has resulted in a $1000 donation to Cambridge Lifeskills. The money was raised at a Tivoli Cinema screening of Yesterday and a presentation…

Tree to light up each night this month

Cambridge officially has its own public Christmas tree, put together through a community effort and lit up for the first time over the first weekend of December, captured by Cambridge photographer Michael Jeans. The Christmas…

Crazy’ response to fire alarm

Wildfires have devastated large areas of Australia since late October, destroying hundreds of homes, killing four people and burning over 1500 square kilometres of bushland. Wildlife charities have estimated at least 350 koalas have died,…

Nova Health on the fast track

A Cambridge company has qualified for the Deloitte Fast 50 for the third year in a row. Nova Health placed 42nd on the New Zealand top-50 list, which celebrates the country’s fastest growing businesses. Young…

Deck the halls for December

Christmas is right around the corner, and homes around Cambridge are beginning to shine at night. While some may simply staple a row of fairy lights across their front porch, others go all-out with their…

Revaluations: What they mean

An average rise in property values in Waipā of around 25 per cent in three years has underlined a growing demand to live in the region. And the latest valuations which show industrial land values…

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