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Women’s eight crowned world champions

The New Zealand women’s eight has returned to Cambridge as the country’s first women’s eight crew to earn gold at the World Rowing Champs. They’re now back training at Lake Karapiro, spending the coming season…

St Peter’s secures two national titles

St Peter’s School students secured two national titles over the school holidays, the premier girls netball team winning the NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs, and the girls basketball team winning the Secondary Schools National Basketball…

Numbers up in cricket

Junior numbers enrolled for cricket in Cambridge have already passed last year’s record totals. Teams across Waikato will begin weekly Saturday games from October 26, and Friday night junior cricket at Victoria Square in Cambridge…

Shrek production brings out the best

Junior students at St Peter’s School have spent the past few weeks perfecting their parts in the school’s 2019 youth production Shrek The Musical Jr. Running October 22 – 25, the show features a 73-strong…

Nick Ross Bathurst-bound

Cambridge V8 racer Nick Ross will be Bathurst bound in a couple of weeks, when he tackles Mount Panorama for the first time. Ross will be part of a 16 strong Kiwi contingent of ENZED…

Double Dutch – now Eltje eyes Tokyo

Cambridge para-cyclist Eltje Malzbender is a step closer to the Tokyo Paralympics after a successful – and eventful – world championship performance. Malzbender has returned from The Netherlands as a double world champion after winning…

A golden week for Thomas

Thomas Szabo beat more than the odds to celebrate a double-gold medal haul at the AIMS games Tauranga. The 12-year-old Cambridge Middle School student with a love for sport competed in para swimming events at…

Another notch in belt for powerlifters

Two Cambridge powerlifters have returned from the New Zealand Powerlifting Championships with valuable experience under their belt. Having won their divisions at the regional round, Doug McWatters and Josh Manuel competed in the Open and…

Reds end season with a thriller

Cambridge have finished their 2019 Northern League football season in a respectable fifth place after a frantic finish to their last game. The Reds almost caused an upset when leading Metro FC for much of…

Club tops regional netball awards

Tom Voyle Park Sports Club has been awarded Club of the Year for the Waikato – Bay of Plenty region. Club president Wayne West said he was proud to see the behind-the-scenes dedication and passion…

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