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Waikato lacrosse club season begins

The secondary and national tournaments are over, now lacrosse players are ready for the club season in the Waikato to start.

The Waikato Lacrosse club seasons begins with pans to selected a team from the Aussie Under 18 nationals.

Councils' annual report confirms residents' apathy

Looking forward to voting for the first time in local body elections is Sean Wilson of Cambridge.

A council report confirms ratepayer indifference to councils activity which could have a bearing on the outcome of its election.

Musical business aims for expansion

The building formerly used by Big Backyard will be transformed into a central stage for Cambridge's up and coming ...

Making a positive impact on the lives of those who form the basis of the Cambridge community comes in many forms. 

Big retailers encouraged to stay close to town

Destination retailers could easily be situated in the Carters Flat area which is in close proximity to the CBD and could ...

Parking meters, traffic lights, high rise parking buildings, suburban shopping malls, all are not wanted in Cambridge.

Candidate shares CCO concerns

Waipa District Council candidate for 2016, Les Bennett.

Will new laws take away the public right to comment on council controlled organisations?

Easter sunday trading in Cambridge yeah/nah?

Salvation Army Captain Shaun Baker is opposed to businesses being open on Easter Sunday

Historical facts and relevance of Easter is increasingly becoming "blurred" because of holiday trade.

New attractions for Karapiro

Waipa mayor Jim Mylchreest gave the new slides the tick of approval.

Exciting new additions to Lake Karapiro were tested and approved by Waipa mayor Jim Mylchreest last week.

Community Patrol mooted for Cambridge

Susie Fez and i-Site chairman Philip Coles present the 4000 signature to Taupo MP Louise Upston,  requesting a return to ...

Cambridge residents frustrated with a lack of after dark policing are now looking to take matters into their own hands.

Cambridge must keep its provincial culture

Roger Gordon shows there is plenty of space for growth in Cambridge and surrounding environs.

As Cambridge grows at a phenomenal rate, residents are being asked to decide what the town should feel like in the future?

Schools secure funding for language initiative

William Twaddle, Tyler Walker, Nicole Riddle, Taya Trench, Zara Shani of Cambridge Primary School learn Mandarin.

Seven Cambridge schools have successfully secured funding to establish an Asian Language Learning Pathway.

It's all about 'symmetry in the body'

Sandro Mota will represent New Zealand in Thailand later this year as a sports model. He will then go to Brazil in 2017 ...

Cambridge man Sandro Thiara Mota will be representing New Zealand as a sports model in Thailand next month.

Horse club to celebrate 75 years

Hamilton Light Horse Club parade in the 1950s.

The Hamilton Light Horse Club is celebrating its 75th birthday.

Public take chance to quiz Waipa election candidates

GreyPower member Marie Wilson puts her question about community involvement in fundraising for the swimming pool to the ...

Members of the public heard from candidates standing for the Cambridge Ward at public meeting organised by GreyPower

Waipa District Council moves to secure windfall

The Waipa District Council has taken advantage of a favourable difference in borrowing and investment interest rates ...

Waipa District Council is taking advantage of favourable conditions in the money market to boost its earnings.

New Kiwis now call Waipa home

Waipa Mayor Jim Mylchrest, with the Lal family, Deo, Rekha, and Rishav, from Cambridge.

Councils across the country are holding more citizenship ceremonies.

Superloos closure no joke

Gary Rongonui has worked at The Superloo in Cambridge for 13 years. The landmark building will semi-close just before ...

A fall in the number of patrons using Cambridge's Superloo has seen the council make a decision to 'semi-close it..

New rules slow Cambridge traffic

Traffic using this stretch of Carlyle Rd between Lamb St and Browning Rd  in Cambridge will soon have to slow to 50kph.

Lower speed limits are due to come into force for some roads around the Cambridge township.

Voters educated on council's role

The role of the Waipa District Council is explained in a new online presentation to help people understand its functions.

A new web tool has been created to help voters better understand the functions of councils.

Strong rural voice needed at council table

Councillors from rural wards like Maungatautari will need a strong voice at the council table dominated by two strong ...

With two dominant urban areas, the rural wards could hold the key for the future direction the Waipa District Council takes.

Waipa's dog population on the rise

The dog population in the Waipa district is rising.

As the dog population rises, so does the amount of complaints.

Water sports big winners for promotional funding

Te Wananga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Nationals is to recieve a $8000 grant from the Waipa District Council Promotions Fund.

Masters Games and Waka Aama were big winners for funding from te Waipa District Council Promotions Fund.

Decline in liquor outlets only temporary

The number of outlets selling alcohol in the Waipa District is declining

It may be temporary but the trend of of the number of outlets selling alcohol continues downwards in the Waipa District

Wet day doesn't prevent generosity for a great cause

Getting in behind Daffodil day on a wet Cambridge day were ANZ bank staff Kim Anderson (L)  Lucy Rush and manager Jane Rush

Even amongst the bleak weather conditions, bright yellow daffodils stood out as a sign of hope for its biggest day of the year,

Matamata farm boy heads to Italy on viticulture mission

Scholarship winner and former Matamata man, St Peter's Cambridge student, Ben Richards on the Hawke's Bay EIT campus.

A former Matamata man who attended St Peter's Cambridge is now off to Italy on the Romeo Bragato exchange scholarship.

Para-athlete features in Rebel Sport ad

Wheelchair basketball player Maioro Barton was filmed for a Rebel Sport commercial.

Cambridge para-athlete Maioro Barton is featured in a national ad for Rebel Sport.

Cambridge lacrosse team undefeated for three years

Cambridge High School's Melissa Gratwicke.

Cambridge High School's lacrosse team completes its third season undefeated.

Cambridge candidates quiet on real issues

An upgraded swimming pool facility- just one of the challenges for the new Waipa District Council.

There is an air of complacency from those standing surrounding this years issues for the four Cambridge seats up for grabs around around the council table.

St Peter's support their First XV

There was plenty of support for St Peter's First XV rugby team.

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Local hunter gatherer has TV debut

Toa Hunter Gatherer, Owen Boynton from Cambridge, has his debut on TV in September.

Hunter, bow-maker and bush-craftsman Owen Boynton will make is debut as Toa Hunter Gatherer on Maori Television in September.

Savings made fleet management software

Dave McMillan, Director of Professional Farm Services.

Keep track of business progress made easy via Teletrac Navman.

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