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MPs in town for Women’s Day

It was quite fitting to have two female MPs visit Cambridge for International Women’s Day. Erica Stanford and Denise Lee, MPs for East Coast Bays and Maungakiekie respectively, were invited to chat with Cambridge residents…

Full house: Builders under the hammer

As residency in Cambridge continues to grow, construction industry figures are working at full gear to secure the foundations for the future of Cambridge. “Housing demand in Cambridge and the Waikato region generally has grown…

Making a message heard

We meet Life Unlimited hearing therapist Sue Jennings. Sue Jennings has a message for people who invested in a hearing aid several years ago. This is Hearing Awareness Week, and many of those hearing aid…

New water park a first for Cambridge

An interactive water park recently opened at Leamington Primary School and intended for both school and community use, is a first for Cambridge. The $200,000 facility requires users to fully engage with its various elements. …

Local hairstylist does us proud on the international stage

So far, 2019 is shaping up to be a good one for Cambridge hairstylist Laura Williams. She’s just back from another dream trip to the ‘Big Apple’, where she made up part of Wella’s backstage…

Head students on right track

Cambridge High School’s new head boy and girl and their deputies would like to change the face of their school this year, hoping to bring it up to par as a “school of choice” amongst…

Kids to rock n roll at nationals

A team of eight young dancers from the Cambridge Cruisers Rock n Roll Club will compete in the Rock n Roll Junior Nationals in Invercargill next month. It will be the first time the club…

Food in a Minute star in Cambridge for good

Allyson Gofton, the popular face from television’s Food in a Minute, says living in Cambridge is just brilliant after spending a quarter century in Auckland. “It’s called the town of trees and champions but they…

Model maker extraordinaire on festival arts tour

Twelve meticulously crafted model ships and boats made by local man Eric Hill will be on view as part of this month’s Cambridge Autumn Festival. He is among almost 30 local artists or groups who…

Man chased after bike taken

A Cambridge woman has been left with only her feet as a mode of transport after her bike was taken outside the Sheridan Dairy on February 26. CCTV footage captured the incident on Shakespeare Street,…

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