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EV racers all set to compete

Two electric-cart building teams from Cambridge High School (CHS) are reasonably ready and rearing to go heading into the EVolocity Regional Finals in Tamahere this weekend. Five CHS year 13 students have been working on…

Cambridge daffodil champion of show

A single-stem, white, geometric daffodil known as “Cosmic Ice”, grown by Ian Fisher and Rob Hill of Fisher Nurseries in Cambridge, won the top award at the North Island National Daffodil Show in Gisborne over…

Cambridge cars on show at Classic Car Parade

The Hamilton Classic Car Parade held recently in the city’s CBD has a fantastic turnout of 160 cars and saw just under $1900 raised for the Waikato / Bay of Plenty Cancer Society. Organised by…

Feedback sought on Avantidrome intersection

Initial plans to significantly improve road safety at Hanlin and Cambridge Roads have been revealed. Waipa District Council and NZ Transport Agency want improvements at the popular intersection that provides access to the Avantidrome, St…

Regional Council backs Auckland rail link with public transport options study

A fresh study looking at public transport needs between the Waikato and Auckland, including a possible passenger rail service, was agreed to this week by Waikato Regional Council’s multi-agency regional transport committee. “The development of…

Waipa likely to reject Easter Sunday trading

Waipa District Council looks likely to say no to Easter Sunday trading. Tuesday’s Strategic Planning and Policy Committee voted in favouring of sticking with the status quo. That means, unless Waipa businesses have an exemption…

Budding entrepreneurs breaking into Cambridge market

A group of young, budding entrepreneurs are taking the business world by storm, going above and beyond what was required of them as part of the 2017 Young Enterprise Scheme to create their own real-world…

A show quite unlike the rest at Gaslight Theatre

The Gaslight Theatre’s latest show, “Breaking the Code”, provides a riveting insight into the life of mathematical genius Alan Turing, a hugely influential figure from history who was not only the forefather of computer science…

Four golds for St Peter’s music

  Outstanding performances from St Peter’s School students saw four gold awards and one silver award achieved at the 2017 Waikato/BOP Band and Orchestra Festival on August 18. As the only school to field two…

Photo of rain-loving tui claims top honour

A local amateur photographer with a keen eye has taken top spot in this year’s Hamilton Halo photo competition with his image of a rain-loving tui. Matangi resident Robert Hos’s photo was among more than…

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