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Stolwyk plans to give job ‘1000 per cent’

New Waipa District Council Deputy Mayor Liz Stolwyk is pledging a full-steam ahead approach to her new role. Stolwyk has been engaged across a range of projects throughout her two terms as a Cambridge ward…

Aksel knows the score

For much of last Saturday, Aksel Bech was fielding an interview while trying hard not to stuff up the scoring for a cricket game at St Peter’s School. Cricket isn’t in his DNA, he says….

Our council – it’s official

Waipa’s new and returning councillors pledged their allegiance to the district recently in a swear-in ceremony to officiate four new councillors and ten returning councillors. It was a new experience for three of the five…

Art exhibition to show Cambridge’s best

The St Andrews Church Hall will become the centre stage for Cambridge’s artistic talent this weekend when the Cambridge Society of Arts (CSA) holds its Annual Art Exhibition. The free event, where all featured works…

New speeds a welcome change

School staff across Cambridge are praising the move to lower speed limits which came into effect on Monday. Speed limits through town centres, on busy rural roads and outside many schools have been dropped Waipa-wide…

Driver crashes and flees

Police located a driver in hospital after they left the scene of an accident last Sunday morning – their car smashing into a power pole on Kaipaki Rd. The impact of the crash was so…

Detour work rounding off

A disruptive section of Waikato Expressway work in Tamahere is almost complete. Motorists from Cambridge and Tamahere heading to and from Hamilton have encountered delays through a 50km/h zone since a detour at the Tamahere…

‘Bullish’ changes to Resthaven board

The appointment of two new trustees to the Cambridge Resthaven Trust Board is part of a broader initiative aimed at future-proofing the retirement complex in a fast-changing marketplace. Richard Davis and Alan Wellington were welcomed…

Fundraiser close to Finn family heart

Tim Finn says being part of the fundraiser for Cambridge Community House (CCH) is something he welcomes from the heart. “I haven’t performed here for ages,” he said last week, “and this is an event…

Artists to debut in Garden Festival

A trio of Cambridge-based artists working across three very different genres are preparing feverishly for the 2019 Rotary Cambridge Garden Festival later this month. Artist Carole Hughes is adding to the collection of colourful works…

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