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New station – but hours the same

A proposed new police base in Cambridge will not be manned around the clock. The station could be the first in the Waikato built under a partnership agreement signed between New Zealand Police and Tainui…

Bunnings goes, space for rent

A major retailer which shut up shop in Waipā last week is remaining tight-lipped on what will occupy the two sizeable retail spaces left vacant by its departure. The collective jobs of more than 50…

Georgia’s winning ways

It was a song and dance at Cambridge High School on Saturday night as the school’s annual talent quest hit the stage. The event attracted about 10 acts, including everything from hip hop dancing to…

Just a dedicated follower of fashion…

Kathleen Marking says it’s in the genes. Her grandfather lived to 101 – and yesterday she went one better in Cambridge and celebrated her 102nd birthday. The resident at Selwyn St Andrew’s retirement village’s Moxon…

Armistice on again

  Armistice in Cambridge organisers have confirmed the 2020 event is a go – despite lockdown initially threatening its 21st addition. November 7-8 dates for the event at Mighty River Domain at Lake Karapiro –…

Lakewood opening

  It was smiles galore as Snow White, Spiderman, Elsa from Frozen, Moana and even some Chiefs players visited Cambridge on Saturday. They were there to help celebrate the opening of Lakewood Cambridge – a…

Tower opponents celebrate

2degrees has pulled its proposed plans to install a cell tower in one part of Cambridge and affected residents are lauding as a “great outcome”. But the company may come up with an alternative site….

Bridge the gap: Gordon

  Discussions around where to put a third bridge in Cambridge need to be on the road now, otherwise the town will face a “difficult bottleneck” of a problem further down the road. Roger Gordon,…

Celebrating 70 years

  At Eastern Beach Christian Holiday Camp, Don plucked up the courage to make his move. They had “eyed each other” at church previously – but hadn’t spoken. “I happened to be in the vicinity…

Going for a skate

A school holiday winter wonderland was in Cambridge this week. A synthetic ice-skating rink set up at Cambridge Raceway attracted about 1500 people – both parents and kids – during the course of its four-day…

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