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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…

Farewell to Gordon Grantham

More than 450 people turned out at Mystery Creek last Thursday to pay their respects to former Officer in Charge and Sergeant of Cambridge police, Gordon Grantham, who died on December 28.  Husband to Diana…

Clock ticking for Estelle

Cambridge parents Rosalie Christini and Ian Transom are in an agonising race against time to raise $200,000 for their daughter’s medical treatments before her face becomes permanently disfigured. Estelle, 4, was born with Sturge-Weber Syndrome,…

Students release cookbook

Two Cambridge girls have put their passion for sport and food to paper with the release of their own cookbook, highlighting their ideal easy foods for physical activity and mental balance. The book, “To Fuel…

Cambridge News Person of the Year

Cambridge woman Linda Roil has a heart for children, and it is her work for kids in care that has seen her named the first-ever Cambridge News Person of the Year. This year, Linda has…

Cambridge Care and Craft volunteers moving on

A few changes are happening at Cambridge Care and Craft, with supervisor Beverley O’Callaghan and three long-time volunteers retiring from the group, and new supervisor Nicky Booth moving in to keep the long-standing tradition alive….

Bakers leaving large shoes to fill

Cambridge’s loss is about to become Hawera’s gain as Jenny and Gordon ‘Rusty’ Baker head back to the coastal settlement where their 55-year relationship began. The Bakers have both been the somewhat reluctant stars at…

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