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News contributions: At Good Local Media we can’t always be at your event or assign a reporter to do interviews – but you can still get your story in the Cambridge News and Te Awamutu…

We will welcome them

Street parades will be held in Waipā for the district’s Commonwealth Games athletes to recognise their achievements in Birmingham. The games still have another four days to go so there might be even more successes…

Hockey youngsters shine

Several Cambridge High School hockey players competed for Waikato during the school holidays – one playing for a New Zealand invitation team. Eden Wood scored a goal and was a stand-out performer for the New…

Our riders aiming for gold in Israel

Last week we reported fundraising had started to get six Cambridge area cyclists to Israel next month for the Junior World Track Championships. Today we look at the six athletes who have been selected. Jaxson…

‘Fame’ at last for Bezzant  

Softball international Gaye Bezzant is to become the 41st inductee into Cambridge’s Sports Walk of Fame. The announcement was made this week – at the same time six inductees were announced for Te Awamutu’s Walk…

What a ride by Leo …..

His mum was wondering.  His dad was wondering.  The whole school was wondering. Could Leo Piper do it? Could a 10-year-old boy who had never ridden longer than 2.5 hours pedal for six hours straight…

On the ball

Cambridge centreback Maria Cameron intercepts a through ball during Cambridge’s 3-0 home win over Ngāruawahia in a Waikato women’s first division match last weekend. Cambridge, fourth equal on the points tables, travels to Melville on…

Ride on: Leo’s big target 

‘Outside the comfort zone is where you grow.’ “It was a saying on the Nutri-Grain box,” says Leo Piper, when The News asks if he’s daunted by the prospect of cycling for six hours straight….

A special mention for Jarrod 

Ask any cyclist at the Cambridge Velodrome who the most important person on the track is and most would point towards Jarrod Gilbert. As a world class competitor himself, the 28-year-old Cambridge caretaker understands the…

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