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Another Hart has ’em in a spin

Josh Hart dreams of playing for the Black Caps one day – and he certainly has the sporting pedigree for it. His father Matthew played 14 tests and 13 one-day internationals for New Zealand from…

Top flight for Roberts and Frost

It’s a big week for Nikki Roberts and Kerin Frost who make their debuts at the North Island darts championships in Hamilton. The two Cambridge Darts Club members – known as The Finisher and KDawg…

Getting the youngsters on track

They went to enrich their leadership skills and left with the makings of a pretty decent track cycling team. Cambridge Middle School’s 2024 student leaders visited the Grassroots Trust Velodrome last Thursday, finishing the day…

More fun on the run

The annual Waipā Fun Run organised by Cambridge’s St Peter’s Catholic School is attracting a growing number of out-of-region participants. This year’s family fun walk and run event, which has Cambridge News as one of…

Eight Ball: it’s talk, not chalk

Members of the Eight Ball Group are used to being quizzed on the origins of their name. The reason has more to do with physiology than pool, it seems, because the four men who started…

An eye for the horses

Nathan Pearson isn’t your average teenage horse-enthusiast. His passion for horses began when he saddled up, aged four, for his lessons at Greenhithe Riding for the Disabled in Auckland. “I’d never seen him sit and…

Gymnasts face a hurdle

Cambridge’s gymnastics club is not struggling for members but without some more community support it might be forced to close its doors at the end of the term. The rental at its Shakespeare Street facility…

The carnival is over…

And just like that, the 125th birthday party is over. The ‘Summer of Celebration’ for Cambridge Bowling Club started in November last year with afternoon tea for dignitaries and life members and ended on Sunday…

Horsepower on show

Neville Clark can spot a champion polo horse a mile off. He spins around in the assembly area at Mystery Creek Polo Club and points out millions of dollars’ worth of horse flesh. The Gisborne…

Polo action at Mystery Creek

Mystery Creek Festival of Polo is galloping into town this weekend for those looking for something different to enjoy. The best polo players in New Zealand, thundering hooves, gripping polo action, and family-friendly fun promise…

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