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No ordinary man

There are times when writers are rewarded beyond their wildest dreams for going the extra mile. In researching for one of his books while in Britain, Graeme Woodfield was given access to a treasure trove…

End of pass rules celebrated 

Between 50-200 people entered Waipā District Council facilities on Tuesday to celebrate the end of vaccine passes. Nina Parker, a Cambridge woman who launched a legal fighting fund last December to prevent the council requiring…

A dog’s tale, river style

Man’s best friend has been reunited with, well, his best friend. Some quick thinking from those aboard the passing Camjet jet boat tour saved a dog from drowning in the Waikato River after it fell…

Gloria has bags of time

They may be called Boomerang Bags, but Cambridge’s Gloria Scott doesn’t do it because she expects anything back. “I just enjoy the creative process,” she said. Gloria has been a member of Plastic Free Cambridge…

Whistle-stop meeting talks education reforms

National MP and education spokesperson Nikki Kaye spoke to Cambridge residents this week about her concerns over too speedy a timeline around proposals for what she described as the biggest education shake-up in 30 years….

From the Couch

Four things to watch on telly…. Ranfurly Shield The mighty Mooloo men will take on Southland tomorrow afternoon (September 29), looking to complete a third successful defence of the Ranfurly Shield. The Waikato team lifted the…

Mindfulness for Kids

Cambridge kids have been getting the chance to learn the gentle art of mindfulness, with after school classes running at Cambridge Primary School. The initiative is the brainchild of local mum Rachel McAllister, who said…