Local News

Free legal clinic

Citizens’ Advice Bureau (CAB) Cambridge is starting up a free legal clinic in town, run by local lawyers who are giving their time to provide the service. The clinics will be held on Wednesdays from 9-10am…

Keeping young people safe online

The challenge of raising a child in the digital age is a regular topic of concern for many parents. The nature of children’s interactions online, and the platforms that they are using, change rapidly and…

Dead ducks and fish causing stink

Community concern is growing over dead ducks and fish accumulating in Lake Te Ko Utu over the weekends, when council contractors are off duty.  Cambridge resident Shannon Wilson said she took her kids for a…

Cambridge’s new heads of school

Many families around Cambridge adjusted back to school life over the last fortnight as students returned to the classroom for 2018. The two local high schools have reported the highest ever number of students on…

Meet Cambridge News’ owner, David Mackenzie

It’s been a year since David Mackenzie bought Cambridge News, joining the ranks of independent publishers responsible for 80 newspapers across the country. Notoriously media-shy for someone who owns a newspaper, he reluctantly sat down…

Ben Merito back in town

  It’s been 10 years since Cambridge musician Ben Merito crossed the ditch to pursue his music career in Australia, but the town still has a special place in his heart.  “No matter how long…

Armistice sculpture in the works

A permanent commemoration of the liberation of the French town of Le Quesnoy in 1918 is to be placed at the entrance to the town, near St Andrew’s Church on Hamilton Rd. Standing over 5m…

Another Guinness World Record for bowlers

The Cambridge Central Bowling Club will be attempting to add yet another Guinness World Record (GWR) to their name this weekend, this time for the longest singles endurance lawn bowls marathon. Club members Alistair Carter…

Podium Lodge drawcard for Cambridge

The Auckland Blues training squad hit town last Monday, staying at the recently-opened Podium Lodge on Peake Rd.  With 54 players and 16 support staff, the lodge was buzzing this week as the rugby players…

Step up for Alfresco Bites

Organiser of Alfresco Bites, Taryn ‘Taz’ Lyford has a passion for Cambridge and a clear idea of what she would like to bring to the town, but she needs a bit of help to continue…

1 279 280 281 282 283 301