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Bihoro trip yields ideas

Among those making up a delegation of 10 who visited Cambridge’s Japanese sister city Bihoro earlier this month was Waipa District Mayor Jim Mylchreest, who has returned with a mixed bag of ideas. This was…

Speakers take to stage

Cambridge Middle School’s top speakers took to the stage last week for the school’s annual speech finals, where teachers’ top-picks across Year 7 and 8 contested for the top titles in front of their peers….

Gateway gears kids for future

Students in Year 12 and 13 at Cambridge High School can explore their post-high school options and get a taste of the career they’d like to pursue through the school’s Gateway programme, supported by coordinator…

Songbird flying high

  Halfway through her six-week dream trip to Los Angeles, Anna Saxton is living the showbiz life and loving every minute of it. Anna is one of 16 singers from around the world living in…

Students back from China

Cambridge Primary School’s group of students, parents and teachers who ventured to China this month have returned from their trip with smiling faces and some quirky stories to tell. In addition to seeing how different…

Poolwatch

The sodden ground around the Cambridge Pool is still putting the brakes on this year’s swimming season, with no opening date in sight.  GoWaipa’s Chief Executive Matthew Horne said groundwater levels around the pool are…

Robinson where?

A typo on a street sign has caused a bit of confusion in Cambridge East, with a section of Robinson Street being renamed Robinson Road. Some residents wondered if it was following the example of…

Ethical fashion show highlights industry exploitation

Every time we shop, we have a vote. It’s a vote that you make more than every three years. That was one of the messages at the weekend’s ethical fashion show in Cambridge.  Statistics on…

Ducks doing well with Mother Goose

A woman in Whitehall is making a difference for local wildlife, recently saving a clutch of ducklings whose mother had been hit by a car. “Their mother and two of them had unfortunately just been…

Pups on the run

  The Cambridge Raceway went barking-mad on Sunday when Pooch Racing 2017 got underway. Over 350 people and 189 dogs gathered for the annual event, which raises money for Assistance Dogs NZ while also giving…

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