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RDA Show Day first of many

“We’re lucky to have our big arena roof,” Cambridge Riding for the Disabled (RDA) Operations Manager Vanessa Donnelly said after the Cambridge RDA Gala Day went ahead last Saturday, “even though the weather was fairly…

Eight of the best for Savannah

A Cambridge company is showing the way in the bustling townhouse building market. Savannah Construction won the Waikato multi-unit category of the 2018 Registered Master Builders House of the Year Awards for its construction of…

New partnership gives support to women’s racing

The fitness-minded crew at Forsyth Barr in Cambridge and Hamilton are right behind moves to link the nationwide company with one of the country’s top elite races – and promote women’s cycle racing in the…

Public surprised by random acts of kindness

Members of the public have expressed their appreciation of the services and random acts of kindness made by Year 7 St Peter’s students in Cambridge recently. The “Student Volunteer Army” put boots on the ground in…

Legendary work wins life membership for Eris

Long-time local historian and prolific writer Eris Parker has been made a life member of the Cambridge Historical Society (CHS) – and not a moment too soon, most locals would agree. The honour, awarded at…

Good report for Health and Community Centre

Steady growth in demand has seen the adoption of a few changes at Cambridge Health and Community Centre (CHCC) in Taylor Street. Guests at Monday’s Christmas get-together heard from Cambridge Health and Community Trust chairman…

After the parade comes the carols

Last weekend it was time to line the street and watch the parade. The Cambridge town centre was packed with nearly 2200 people on Sunday for the annual Cambridge New World Christmas Parade. Nearly 700…

Kiwi numbers on the rise

Fifteen Kiwis have now been translocated onto Maungatautari Mountain as part of the Kiwis for Kiwi programme which began at Sanctuary Mountain on October 1. A four-week old chick released onto the main mountain in…

Vandals cause Waipuke Park closure

Council contractors arrived at their Waipuke Park worksite on Friday morning last week to find vandals had severely damaged their roller overnight. Stones were found in the engine, radiator and fuel tank of the roller…

Students pitch in at community garden

The Leamington Community Garden was brightened up with both community spirit ad a fresh coat of paint last week when 31 students from Cambridge Middle School visited as part of a learning enquiry to do…

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