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Special kiwi released on maunga

The beginning of a journey for 500 kiwi started with one very special chick on October 1, coinciding with the start of Save the Kiwi Month. The eight-month-old Western Brown Kiwi chick, named Tahi, is…

Karapiro kids on green mission

25 Year 3 students from Karapiro School headed along to Nick and Michelle Rolley’s farm on Luck At Last Rd on September 25 for a very special mission. The students were there to help with…

Mindfulness for kids

Cambridge kids have been getting the chance to learn the gentle art of mindfulness, with after school classes running at Cambridge Primary School. The initiative is the brainchild of local mum Rachel McAllister, who said…

Dozens step out for senior citizens

More than 70 people turned out to the Cambridge Global Walk marking the International Day for Senior Citizens on Monday. Held at the Cambridge Raceway, representatives from several key organisations attended the 5th annual event…

Five times as cute

Ella Bailey from Momona Farm in Tirau sent us this picture of quintuplet lambs, born in early September. The chances of five lambs being born to the same ewe are more than a million to…

Local book launch for charity

Local charity The Waterboy held a book launch for its new coffee table book, More Than a Game, in Cambridge on Thursday night. The book is full of inspirational stories of kids the sports charity…

Volunteers recognised at awards

Three Cambridge identities were recognised at the Trustpower Community Awards last week. The Waipā and Taupō-wide event saw voluntary groups from the two districts, as well as representatives from Trustpower, Waipā District Council, Taupō District…

Wheels rolling on pump track

A group of bright young students at Goodwood School are working together to create a pump track for their school and Fencourt community. The Year 5 and 6 students which include Matthew Johnson, Max Beaumont,…

Local couple will leave gap

Richard Vaughan and his partner Karen Coleman seem determined to make their own magnificent version of a seniors’ movie. The pair will soon leave Cambridge for good, heading for parts unknown. Now in the final…

SADD Week at CHS

Students at Cambridge High School enjoyed a visit from Waikato Police during SADD Week, visiting the school with their “booze bus” and offering activities teaching the dangers of drink and drug driving. One activity involved…

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