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$3.1m roundabout begins to take form

Work is on schedule for Cambridge's $3.1m roundabout at the town's northern entrance.

Smelly South American invader strikes

Clusters of purple flowers develop into large round berries.

Woolly nightshade can damage farm pasture and prevent the establishment of native plants beside waterways.

Waka Ama becomes biggest event at Lake Karapiro

There were more than 3300 people at the 2017 Te Wananga O Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Nationals.

The water sport season at Lake Karapiro has officially kicked off for 2017, starting with the Te Wananga O Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Nationals.

International polo comes to Waikato

New Zealand and Argentina play international polo in 2016.

Waipa will host two international polo games in February, one in Cambridge and one in Kihikihi.

Unlucky weekend for Nick Ross at Ruapuna

Nick Ross and his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima in action at Ruapuna over the weekend.

Mechanical problems stopped Cambridge's Nick Ross from making the most of the Ruapuna circuit.

New hangout for the kids

Five year olds Ellis Williams and Olivia Cook gave the new Perry Park playground at the Avantdrome a pass mark.

The Perry Playground recently opened and has already proven to be a very popular addition to the site's cycling facilities. 

Home-based business keeping NZ pest free

Biosecurity Solutions owner Peter Russell shows samples of the weeds Tutsan and Wandering Jew spreading through Cambridge.

Taking aim at NZ's pests from his home-based business in Cambridge.

A bug held the world to ransom

A newspaper advertisement in the Cambridge Edition explaining what to do at the turn of the century.

Cambridge was preparing for the end of the world, as Mike Bain discovers for our series, Back In The Day.

Toilets remain an issue

Employed as attendant at Cambridge Superloo for the past 13 years Gary Rangonui has been told his job his job is finished.

Reporter Mike Bain examines the long standing problem of our public toilets as part of our Back In The Day series.

More than 200 attend marae Christmas lunch

Matilda Turner-Lines at the Christmas Day lunch hosted by the Cambridge Community Marae, 2016.

Numbers boomed at the Cambridge Community Marae's lunch on Christmas Day.

Working hard in sport he loves

Kihikihi Polo Club stalwart Paul Kay was the recipient of a Queen's Service Medal.

A man who has worked to raise the profile of polo has been recognised in the New Years Honours list.

Queen Vic Chippy stands tall

Queen Vic Chippy is owned by Amanda Duggen and her husband Bernie.

It may not have the beach nearby but these fish and chips really satisfies, reporter Emma James reckons.

Christmas messages from Waipa community leaders

Cambridge Chamber of Commerce chief executive officer,Tania Witheford, looking forward to challenges of 2017.

OPINION: Three community leaders of Waipa offer their Christmas wishes and look forward to the New Year.

Cambridge marae to host community Christmas lunch

Cambridge community marae Christmas lunch in 2015. More people are expected at Nga Hau E Wha Community Marae on Sunday.

A community marae in the Waikato is opening up its doors to people on Christmas day.

Good opening day for Cambridge's Good Union

Staff at the Good Union in Cambridge celebrate the issuing of a liquor licence, allowing them to continue with their ...

With its liquor licence now ticked off, Cambridge's Good Union can prepare for its grand opening.

Work on Cambridge roundabout to begin

The roundabout will feature a Japanese Maple tree in the middle and a band of paving around the outside.

Redevelopment of Cambridge's northern road entrance will increase safety for motorists, walkers, cyclists.

Cambridge top business leader calls time

Outgoing Chamber of Commerce President Mel Englebrecht leaves the organisation in a good position for 2017.

New leadership for Cambridge Chamber of Commerce heading into 2017.

Wheelchair athlete features in national advert

Maioro Barton was filmed at the Cambridge Fitness Centre.

Cambridge wheelchair athlete Maioro Barton has featured in another nation-wide campaign for Rebel Sport.

New equine vet centre opens in Cambridge

Cherie Hancock, Fern Feaver and Lori Jones at the Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre.

A new equine clinic on the outskirts of Cambridge has opened its doors.

Alpha Kitchen earns beef and lamb awards

Award-winning chef Harry Williams with Alpha St Kitchen owner, Fiona Massey, show off their NZ Beef & Lamb Excellence Award.

Cambridge restaurant picks up two awards for food excellence.

More generosity spreads before Christmas

Jess Suisted, Roxy Leach from the Cambridge Community House and Trudy Olsen are involved with #TheHandbagProject

A project to help others has been kicked off by two Cambridge women, just in time for Christmas.

Business' glow worm magic video

Pokaiwhenua Stream takes paddlers back thousands  of years.

Cambridge adventure business makes the most of natural wow factor.

Athlete's world rowing machine record video

Erin-Monique O'Brien broke the world record for marathon rowing by two minutes.

Working on a rowing machine for nearly three hours earns Erin-Monique O'Brien a world record.

Water restrictions begin for over Waipa

23012015 News Photo: Mark Taylor/Fairfax NZ.
Suburban kids play on their bikes around the cul-de-sac. Lawns are watered ...

Water consumption in the Waikato increases, prompting the first stage of water conservation measures for summer.

Second overall for Nick Ross at touring car champs

Nick Ross.

Cambridge driver Nick Ross has finished second overall at round two of the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship.

Town's expansion provides business opportunity

Twins Vikki Cooper and Jayne Dahlberg are opening a childcare centre in St Kilda, Cambridge.

Twin sisters are opening a new childcare centre in the developing St Kilda area.

Cambridge sailor prepares for Boxing Day race

Cambridge sailor Anthony Merrington at the helm of Green Dragon during the Volvo Ocean Race.

Cambridge real estate agent ready to set sail, from Sydney to Hobart.

Boasting rights goes to Cambridge Middle School

The Goodwood Italian Pursuit Team won their ride off for 7th place and their Team Pursuit team was the only year 1-6 ...

Schools battle it out on the track at the Avantidrome.

New Trustees for Resthaven

Resthaven Trustees: Brent Nielsen, Marc Scott, Kevin Burgess, Lisa Ware and Dana McDonald. Seated: Sarah Barns Graham ...

Four new appointments have been confirmed as trustees for Cambridge's $36 million aged care Resthaven facility.

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