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Regional Council backs Auckland rail link with public transport options study

A fresh study looking at public transport needs between the Waikato and Auckland, including a possible passenger rail service, was agreed to this week by Waikato Regional Council’s multi-agency regional transport committee. “The development of…

Waipa likely to reject Easter Sunday trading

Waipa District Council looks likely to say no to Easter Sunday trading. Tuesday’s Strategic Planning and Policy Committee voted in favouring of sticking with the status quo. That means, unless Waipa businesses have an exemption…

Budding entrepreneurs breaking into Cambridge market

A group of young, budding entrepreneurs are taking the business world by storm, going above and beyond what was required of them as part of the 2017 Young Enterprise Scheme to create their own real-world…

A show quite unlike the rest at Gaslight Theatre

The Gaslight Theatre’s latest show, “Breaking the Code”, provides a riveting insight into the life of mathematical genius Alan Turing, a hugely influential figure from history who was not only the forefather of computer science…

Four golds for St Peter’s music

  Outstanding performances from St Peter’s School students saw four gold awards and one silver award achieved at the 2017 Waikato/BOP Band and Orchestra Festival on August 18. As the only school to field two…

Photo of rain-loving tui claims top honour

A local amateur photographer with a keen eye has taken top spot in this year’s Hamilton Halo photo competition with his image of a rain-loving tui. Matangi resident Robert Hos’s photo was among more than…

Scientific success for middle school students

Eighteen Cambridge Middle School (CMS) students made their school and parents proud coming away from the recent Waikato Science Fair with top placings and prizes. Jacob D’Ath and Wiremu Knowles worked together on their project…

Reds can clinch football titles this weekend

Cambridge could wrap up the titles for football’s WaiBOP Premiership and Championship next weekend if results go their way. The Reds can sew up the Championship title with a win against lowly Matamata Swifts at…

Junior netballers top the region

Cambridge High School’s Junior Premier Netball team accomplished an outstanding achievement last month in Rotorua, winning the Waikato Bay of Plenty Netball Secondary School Year 10 grade at the regional netball tournament. The team soared…

Hot topics in election lead up discussed at Coffee Catch Up

A small gathering of just over half a dozen people turned out for Hon. Louise Upston’s “Coffee Catch Up” event at Scott’s Café in Leamington last week, where locals got the chance to speak with…

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