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Maija backs the vax call

Maija Vance finds it impossible to understand why people are refusing to get a Covid vaccination. The former jockey, who suffered life-changing injuries in a race fall in September 2018, got her second vaccination on…

Green light ahead

A 47ha Cambridge subdivision with 212 new houses is expected to get the green light later this week from Waipā District Council. Work on the 3Ms’ development on Cambridge Road stopped in July when independent…

Cambridge reaching high vaccination numbers, centre to close

The dedicated Cambridge Community Vaccination Centre at the Cambridge Community Marae – Nga Hau E Wha is closed from today (20 October), with local providers continuing to offer vaccination services for the area. Waikato DHB’s…

Rain welcome, but supply issue loom 

Heavy spring rain has set up a productive season for farmers, says a Waipā farming leader. Te Awamutu Federated Farmers representative and Ōhaupō farmer Andrew Reymer said while there were some heavy falls, none of…

Kākā make a comeback 

Waipā residents are seeing more – and different – native birds in suburban back yards as conservation projects continue to develop throughout Waikato. The news comes as the Department of Conservation celebrates a rise in…

Journalist, genealogist, helper 

Ann Aylett – 1940-2021  Cambridge’s Ann Aylett, who died earlier this month at age 81, knew about life at both ends of the spectrum of chance. She and her late husband Derek spent their years in New Zealand running Christian camps and fostering children with health…

It’s vax to the max

As hundreds of people took advantage of Super Saturday to get their first or second jab, Wintec journalism student Ricky Lam starting his internship at The News by visiting the Unichem Family Pharmacy Cambridge centre…

Key time ahead for council

Waikato Regional Council is keeping its fingers crossed as it continues flood protection maintenance work throughout the region during Covid restrictions. Integrated Catchment Management Director Greg Ryan says flood protection work continues to achieve its…

Community boards under review

Community boards need to improve their performances in Te Awamutu and Cambridge and the best way to ensure that is to review what their roles and functions are, a Waipā council committee has decided. Community…

Let Me Say That Again

I occasionally repeat a topic I’ve done before, usually with updated and expanded information – this is because we continue to get incidents where members of our community are being caught out by the same…

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