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“C for Cambridge” – No official changes, says Mayor

  Waipa District Mayor Jim Mylchreest is assuring locals that nothing is changing in terms of the identity and official branding of Cambridge, following a recent announcement from the Cambridge i-SITE (Destination Cambridge) and Cambridge…

Anniversary exhibition offers rare visual history of Cambridge

A 60th anniversary exhibition organised by the Cambridge Camera Club and called “Moments in Time – Snapshots of Day Gone By” promises a tantalising peek into the town’s past. Celebrations marking the club’s 60th anniversary…

The many faces of Paul Murphy

For the most part, he’s probably best known in these parts as Paul Murphy the Cambridge Brass Band secretary, or Paul Murphy the bloke with a thing for miniature trains. Few would realise there are…

Proposed military museum could become New Zealand enclave in Europe

A Bastille Day gathering at Cambridge’s St Andrew’s Church launched an awareness and fundraising campaign aimed at establishing a permanent New Zealand Memorial Museum in our French sister city, Le Quesnoy. The gathering launched the…

Teen group and supporters off to help youngsters in Thailand

A combined group of young people from Cambridge Baptist, Cambridge Elim and Cambridge Bridges churches left for Thailand earlier this week to participate in programmes with young Thais in various parts of the country. After…

Strong response to Acts of Kindness

Cambridge mother Rebecca Broadbent has been “hugely encouraged” by the response to a new service she has launched to connect local people with family-friendly volunteer work. Named Act of Kindness (AOK), the free service is…

Leamington currency exchange

There was excitement all around as Leamington School’s Room 8 students held a class “market day” last Thursday, using their desks to create stalls and sell homemade wares. In the lead up to the entrepreneurial…

‘Cambridge Champions’ launch campaign against family violence

Cambridge stood unified against family violence last week as hundreds of people marked the launch of the new Cambridge Champions campaign. The ‘Cambridge Champions – It’s OK to ask for Help’ campaign was organised by…

Champions of crafty things put on a fine show

In its golden anniversary year exhibition, members of the Cambridge Creative Fibre Club are basking in the afterglow of a successful annual exhibition at the Raleigh St Christian Centre. Most agree that the 2017 event…

Founded locally, cloud-based company eases the pain of your residential build

Years spent project managing residential building sites had served only to increase her frustration at trying to bring projects in on time and within budget. Communication and streamlined systems seemed thin on the ground, and…

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