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Getting into the wild

In February I heard an inspiring piece of advice while listening to a Radio New Zealand interview with Australian adventurer Jessica Watson that triggered a light-switch parenting moment: “You’ve got to turn off that part…

Judicial review threat off table

For the second time, Waipa District Council has voted against forming a shared water company, electing instead to continue independently managing its own water operations.  As a result of last week’s vote, however, the threat…

Toughlove coming to town

  Toughlove is starting a parent support group in Cambridge from Monday, aiming to provide support and suggestions for parents struggling with the behaviour of their children. Leading the group is Tracy Roose, the chairperson…

Speedsters on West Thompson St

A resident on West Thompson St has reported seeing drivers speeding along his street almost every day, often in excess of 70kmph, since speed bumps were removed from the street several weeks ago. A Waipa…

Welcome, Shelley to the Cambridge News team

We are excited to announce that Shelley Mason has joined the Cambridge News team, working the front desk from Monday to Friday, from 9am – 3pm. Originally from Rotorua, Shelley moved to Cambridge from Hamilton…

Bitten by the Love Bug

Victoria Square was bustling last Saturday as the VW Public Show and Shine display brought a feast of German engineering to town. As part of the 2018 Qualitat Volkswagen Nationals held over Easter, more than…

Hope comes to town

Mike King touched down in Cambridge recently with an important message for students at Cambridge Middle School. The New Zealand comedian and now mental health educator rode into town on March 29 on a custom-painted…

Every wondered about Pepys Place?

Residents will be familiar with roads in Leamington, which are named after famous writers throughout history. One that might not be so familiar, though, is that of Pepys – the man behind Pepys Place, a…

Huge gaming event this weekend

The Waikato United Gaming Society, more affectionately known as WUGS, is working with the Hamilton Fighting Game Community in an effort to bring together hundreds of video gamers from around the country for epic battles…

Rest homes in spotlight

  Robert Love, who won a case against Bupa St Kilda last year over the inadequate care of his mother in their Cambridge care home in 2016, was flown to Wellington recently to speak with…

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