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Star Wars recreated for Cambridge

Cambridge High School’s auditorium was filled nearly to capacity on Friday night as 72 children took to the stage in a special rendition of Star Wars, having spent just a few days working with industry…

Road tripping across the USA

Experts say that one way of taking some of the pain out of returning from your Christmas holiday is to start planning the next one.  Claire Castle talked with Cambridge Homes director Phil Webb, who…

Parking squeeze hits town

Over Christmas, parking was once again at a premium in Cambridge, with the town bulging at the seams with shoppers keen to find a space. The Cambridge Chamber of Commerce met with the Waipa District…

Vandals strike town

The Girl Guide Hall on Thornton Rd and Lakewood Developments were among two businesses hit by vandals over recent weeks. The western end of the apartments at Lakewood closest to the VTNZ was also tagged,…

Girls Night Out coming to Tivoli Cinema

Tivoli Cinema is introducing a new monthly event aimed at getting girls out of the house for a night at the movies. The “Girls Night Out” will kick off on February 15 with the screening…

Cambridge dancers make national stage

Two young Cambridge dancers have made it onto a national stage, being cast in the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s upcoming Auckland show, The Piano: the ballet. Gabi Hill and Isla Newlands, two friends who attend…

The Waterboy wants you

This year is shaping up as another big one for the Waterboy, a charity organisation that has its roots in Cambridge.  Thomas Nabbs started the initiative here and he is keen to get more local…

For the love of flowers

Aimee Crosby jokes that she has three children – Madie (9), Lockie (6) and her new baby Sienna Reid, the floral design and event styling business that she started in late 2016.  Named for the…

Drones not all fun and games

Many kids of all ages woke up on Christmas Day to find a drone under their Christmas tree, and set about flying them unaware of council and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) regulations around their use….

Resthaven residents enjoy Christmas vintage

Resthaven residents enjoyed a wander down memory lane just before Christmas when members of the Veteran and Vintage Car Club (Waikato) showed up to take them on a variety of rides. Committee member Andy Hammond…

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