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Parade entries open

Cambridge will go international at Christmas as its annual float parade shapes up for an “around the world theme.” The parade will be stayed on December 1 and will be coordinated by Destination Cambridge, which…

Board gamers getting together

Cambridge has a new group gathering each week to enjoy a nostalgic past time – board gaming. “Gambridge” will be meeting at the Prince Albert every Wednesday from 6pm, starting tomorrow, October 9. Organised by…

Strike for climate a quiet affair

Just half a dozen students and eighteen adults turned out to the School Strike 4 Climate event in Cambridge last Friday. The event, organised by the Only Planet Charitable Trust, was held in conjunction with…

Building homes in the third world

A Cambridge builder and father-of-three will do his bit to support the poorest of the poor in Cambodia in November when he takes part in the Habitat for Humanity Cambodia Big Build. Josh Jennings will…

Shopping plan to stop “leakage”

A new initiative to keep spending money in Cambridge launches today. Totally Locally aims to encourage Cambridge shoppers to buy local, rather than from the big-box, out of town stores. Similar to the “Love Cambridge”…

Resthome revamp reflects new age

Cambridge Resthaven is on the brink of a new development phase designed to future proof the facility  and ensure it delivers  quality care for the next  few decades. Plans are  advanced for a complete replacement…

EV students make it to race day

All four of Cambridge High School’s entries into the EVolocity electric vehicle competition turned up and competed at race day at the Tamahere Kartsport track on Saturday – an achievement in itself, their supervising Materials…

Council elections – Who cares?

Just a handful turned out to hear how candidates would influence a multimillion-dollar organisation. A Meet the Candidates event was organised by Cambridge Grey Power at the St Andrews Church Hall on Sunday – but…

Volunteers ensure fresh fare for the table

Cambridge’s FoodTogether programme is helping an increasing number of families access seasonal fruit and vegetables. Cambridge is one of around 40 community hubs around New Zealand operating under the banner of the national social enterprise,…

Loud Shirt Day turning up the volume

This Friday, September 27 is a special day for the deaf community – Loud Shirt Day. The annual fundraiser raises money for the Southern Cochlear Implant Programme and The Hearing House’s paediatric programmes – which…

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