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Grey Power delegates support changes

Cambridge Grey Power president Val Massey says the changes the Government is making for seniors through its Wellbeing Budget include some which have long been advocated by Grey Power New Zealand. An announcement made at…

Film producer hopes to put Cambridge on the map

There could be a Cambridge-based film in the works, if sponsors get in behind the project. Life-long Cambridge resident Matt Hicks, a marriage celebrant, DJ, event MC and owner of a media production business, is…

National award for green-fingered group

A “spectacular” garden in Cambridge has earned national honours. The Bupa St Kilda retirement village’s community garden was announced as the “Best Communal Veggie Garden” in the annual Bupa Retirement Villages 2019 gardening competition last…

Local students join climate change marchers

Fifteen Cambridge High School students joined several hundred others in Hamilton and thousands around the country who took part in the May 24 climate change strike. The first student strike for climate change awareness was…

Fieldays is nearly here

Cambridge is already in Fieldays mode. The Southern Hemisphere’s largest agricultural event will hit Mystery Creek June 12 – 15, attracting an expected 130,000-plus visitors, over a thousand exhibitors and $490 million in sales revenue…

No rates hike for new museum

The Cambridge Historical Society wants to allay fears that a rates rise is on the cards to meet the cost of a $2.6 million Cambridge Museum extension. They were responding to a recent story headlined…

Unplanned journeys for Chris and Debra

It seems thieves can’t resist fibreglass animals. They made off with Cambridge’s Chris the Calf and Auckland’s Debra the Zebra last week. Chris usually sits outside Vetora Cambridge during the day and is taken inside…

Volunteer work leads to QSM for Florence

Cambridge’s Florence Shearman is still buzzing after receiving her Queen’s Service Medal (QSM) for services to seniors at Government House in Auckland last week. The long-time volunteer for the elderly was among the 2019 New…

Summer pavilion named for Lois

Theirs was a friendship founded on the pews of St Andrew’s Church and fuelled by a shared interest in real estate and antiques. Harcourts realtor Peter Fox-Worthington and Cambridge’s Lois Kitchingman became firm friends after…

Rent rise has pensioners complaining

Pensioners facing rent rise in Waipā are at odds with the district council over the amount they must pay – and how well their units are maintained. Weekly rent prices for the 129 pensioner housing…

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