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Our town a beautiful finalist

Cambridge’s unique beauty has been recognised at a national level, being named a finalist in the Beautiful Awards, run by Keep New Zealand Beautiful. Making the top three for Most Beautiful Large Town, alongside Feilding…

Cutting-edge new factory opens

A state-of-the-art new frame and truss factory had its official opening in Hautapu recently. Around 20 stakeholders and guests donned safety gear and took a tour of the Waikato Frame and Truss plant, getting a…

Cambridge’s space squeeze eased

One of the newest buildings in Cambridge’s CBD is a two-storey testimony to business optimism in the town – and it brings with it a Float Room. The recently-completed building at 48 Empire Street is…

Student wins holocaust essay competition

A Cambridge High School student got a shock when the National Director of Education for the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand (HCNZ), Chris Harris, turned up at school to see him on Thursday. Chris was…

Pound Hounds changing lives

Unwanted dogs at the pound have a new future thanks to Pound Hounds Rescue, the brainchild of two local women who are passionate about pooches. Council animal control co-ordinator officer Helen McLean and massage therapist…

All creatures great and small

St Andrew’s Church played host to a gathering of animals and their owners on Sunday for the annual pet blessing service, which offered the chance for pets of every kind, furry or feathered, to be…

‘Mr G’ farewelled after 40 years

A farewell assembly was held last week to bid goodbye to Cambridge Middle School’s longest standing teacher, Mr Richard Glover, who retired in August after more than 40 years with the school. Mr Glover has…

Walkers support senior citizens

Undaunted by blustery weather conditions, dozens of hardy souls walked the Cambridge Raceway track on Monday morning in recognition of senior citizens. Buttoned up against the wind, they stepped out as part of the International…

Embroidery skills on display

The three are members of the Waikato Guild and number among around 19 locals whose expertise with a needle and thread will be on show in Hamilton this month. The exhibition will feature a collection…

Ecoblitz at St Peter’s

A never-before-seen moth was discovered in Cambridge at the weekend, as students and scientists teamed up for St Peter’s School’s 2017 Ecoblitz. “An Ecoblitz is a way of systematically surveying different habitats in a way that…

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