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Piarere plan sits in court

Waka Kotahi’s plans for the Piarere intersection of State Highways 1 and 29 remain in limbo four months after the Environment Court heard applications and opposition. The roading agency believes a new roundabout about 1km…

New JPs on the list

Seven new justices of the peace will be sworn in today at the Te Awamutu Courthouse. Four of them are from Te Awamutu itself, one each from Te Aroha and Kihikihi and the other from…

Henley eyed for retirement

The owner of 35 retirement communities around New Zealand – including one in Leamington – is looking to expand in Cambridge. Arvida Group Ltd, which is listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange, is proposing…

Being driven to anger

Driver behaviour at Waipā roundabouts has been called out by one of the country’s longest serving professional drivers. Sheryl Moffat, who runs a driving school servicing Cambridge and Te Awamutu – and other Waikato towns…

Doggy dos and don’ts

Overflowing dog and rubbish bins around the district has prompted Waipā compliance manager Karl Tutty to warn residents of their responsibilities. Picking up doggy poos is up to their owners he said – and  residents…

Thanks to Shelley

Cambridge High School  – 1973 – 1976 Shelley Blair, pictured at Waterworld, Hamilton, during this month’s Special Olympics National Summer Games.  Photo: Roy Pilott. “For me, my disability is a part of who I am, not…

Church music fest planned 

A Festival of Church Music at St Andrew’s Church is being brought to Cambridge for the first time. The Auckland and Waikato branches of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) event will run over…

A couple of servers

Karen and Ken Morris did not give their three children the heads up about the Queen’s Service medals they were awarded in the New Year honours list until three hours after the rest of the…

Racing colossus leaves unparalled legacy

The passing of thoroughbred racing colossus Sir Patrick Hogan draws a line under the life of one of Cambridge’s most celebrated sons. The 83-year-old icon, whose successful Cambridge Stud found fame on a global scale,…

Hogan’s support continues

When Sir Patrick Hogan heard there was opposition to Cambridge Riding for the Disabled’s plans to build an arena to provide therapeutic riding under cover, he penned a letter for the local newspaper. In an…

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