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Students inspired by Zuru competition

Months of work on a school project creating a children’s toy has paid off for two Year 9 students at St Peter’s School, who were awarded first place, along with a $500 and a prize…

Oakdale thanks community

Ultimate Care Cambridge Oakdale’s newly renovated dementia unit opened its doors to the public on Tuesday to showcase the new wares as well as thank the community for their contributions toward the project. Activities coordinator…

Lake tracks on the mend

Some of the walking tracks running up and down the banks of Lake Te Ko Utu have recently been upgraded in time for summer. Near record rain downpours in the area had softened the ground…

Kaha Recovery kits earns Award

  A group of St Peter’s students came away from the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Regional Awards on October 26 with the prestigious Innovation Award, recognising their creative expertise in making their sports product known…

Cambridge Pool finally opening

An opening date is finally in sight for the Cambridge Pool – November 21st, 2017. Residents have been waiting during recent weeks for the local pool to open to the public, having originally been scheduled…

Bupa St Kilda fined $10,000

Cambridge’s Bupa St Kilda Care Home has been ordered to pay $10,000 after failing to adequately care for a 92-year old resident.  Tauranga resident Robert Love, who brought the action against Bupa St Kilda through…

Arson thwarted in town

A quick-thinking Cambridge News delivery person thwarted an arson attempt outside Compuhub last Thursday. CCTV footage shows what appears to be two teenaged girls attempting to light a fire at the front of the store,…

Thousands turn out for Armistice in Cambridge

Almost four thousand people turned out to the Armistice in Cambridge event over the weekend, the largest commemorative event in New Zealand, marking the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice to end the First…

Jewellery with country in mind

Chele Clarkin brings every ounce of her characteristic resilience to the jewellery she designs. The equestrian range that she and Geoff Taylor create for The Cambridge Collection is immensely popular across both New Zealand and…

Bee catching a sweet hobby

Most people who find thousands of honey bees swarming in their garden are inclined to beat a hasty retreat. Cambridge woman Karin Watson, on the other hand, relishes the chance to nab the buzzing clouds…

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