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A golden success story

Tucked away in the curl of a Leamington cul-de-sac is a shipping container in which award-winning magic happens every day. This is where Jan and Steve Dolan produce their cultured, artisan Bellefield Butter in a…

No third bridge in sight

An independent study commissioned by council has found that Cambridge will not need a third bridge across the Waikato River for at least another 20 years. The Beca report, which cost almost $26,000, noted that…

Fire brigade awards presented

After a full-on competition day at Victoria Square on April 8, the fire brigade’s volunteers and families returned to the station for a barbeque and awards ceremony. The Bourke Trophy for pump bypass was won…

Miss Saigon huge undertaking

Cambridge’s Misty Henderson and Jonathan Khalil will star in big roles in St Peter’s School’s upcoming musical, Miss Saigon, starting Friday May 4. Misty will play one of the leading roles, Ellen, the new wife…

Happy ending to vandalism saga

Damage done to bollards outside the Cambridge Health and Community Centre last weekend was repaired just over 24 hours later thanks to a swift offer of help by local businessman Ian Moess. The wooden bollards…

Something for everyone at festival

The Cambridge Autumn Festival is over for another year, but there is no resting on their laurels for the event’s six organisers, who will begin preparations for the 2019 festival in the next week or…

Victoria Square shed revealed

Ever wondered what’s inside the old, small shed on Victoria Square? We’ve figured it out. The contents are not too exciting, it’s now used as a storage shed for the Cambridge Cricket Club, but the…

Cambridge Leos give $500 to New Lives

The Cambridge High School Leo Club, a youth branch of the Cambridge Lions, recently made a much-needed donation of $500 to Cambridge-based charity New Lives Animal Rescue. Donna Young, founder of New Lives, visited the…

New AED for Matangi

Members of the Matangi community are now much more likely to be brought back from the brink of death after an automated external defibrillator (AED) was installed at the local Foursquare on Tauwhare Rd. “AEDs…

Kaivolutionaries wanted

  Five days a week, Hamilton food rescue organisation, Kaivolution, comes out to Cambridge to collect food for those in need.  Food that is still good enough to eat, but not good enough to sell,…

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