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Classroom delivery makes CHS rebuild-ready

Nine temporary classrooms are being installed at Cambridge High School to help facilitate the rebuild of a classroom block, support weather tightening work and provide temporary teaching spaces for a growing student roll. The first…

Peter Knox recognised for contribution to Cambridge

Wily old fox that he is, Peter Knox succeeded in sniffing out what so many had been trying to keep secret last week. Those involved in organising the September 4 presentation to Peter of a…

Preserving history for the future

One of Cambridge’s most historic buildings has been immortalized in cyber space thanks to a scanning project which has created a virtual reality tour of the iconic St Andrews Church. Cambridge resident Clint Lawson had…

Toy display moves to library

Jim Kerr’s impressive collection of toys was installed in Cambridge Library earlier this month. The display of mainly agricultural vehicles and machinery will remain there until after the upcoming school holidays.  Plans are also afoot…

Kapa haka festival pulls record numbers

The sixth annual Cambridge Combined Schools Kapa Haka Festival held at the Don Rowlands Centre on August 30 was once again a success this year, attracting another record turnout from both students and the public,…

Student volunteers make milestone achievements

Cambridge High School students have rounded out the top six per cent of the nation’s secondary schools involved with the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) national volunteer work programme. The initiative records and recognizes student volunteer…

Fireman Phil gets his first gold

Phil Johnston’s quarter century as a firefighter coincides with what looks like being one of the busiest yet for the Cambridge Volunteer Fire Brigade. Phil recently reached his landmark 25th year with the service and…

Cambridge reigns supreme at Waipa Business Awards

Gourmet Delicious has been named the Supreme Winner at the Waipa Business Awards. The Cambridge catering company – which catered for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their visit to Waipa – topped the…

Cambridge film taking shape

Filming has started for the Cambridge based film The Tavern. Director Matt Hicks was delighted with the day-one shoot at a Cambridge bar on Saturday, August 30. He said it couldn’t have gone better. “Everyone…

Armistice sculpture project nearly complete

Cambridge’s iconic white church is about to get some company from a new landmark being built at town’s northern entrance. Work to install the 6m high, five-tonne Le Quesnoy memorial sculpture has begun at a…

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