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Marae made of matchsticks, who's the builder?

The folk art marae at the Cambridge Museum has been built out of about 1000 match sticks.

A miniature marae built from matchsticks has piqued the interest of museum officials.

Quick fixes needed for parking video

Both Cambridge Community Board chairman Mike Pettit and Chamber of Commerce CEO Tania Witheford would like to see some ...

Town has no clear strategy to resolve parking problems.

Quarter of Waipa's population is disabled

There are about 4700 people in Cambridge living with some sort of disability, 2200 of them with serious mobility issues.

The scheme would cost $100,000 per year, co-funded by Waipa and NZTA.

Breastfeeding Kiwis 'latch on' for awareness

Cambridge La Leche mothers Becky Russell, Ruth Gilmour, Robyn Ashley and Shelly Hodgkinson with their children.

Cambridge La Leche League is hosting their annual Big Latch On.

NZ war museum campaign launches

Greg Moyle, chairman of the New Zealand War Memorial Trust speaks at Cambridge's St Andrew's Church.

Museum marks New Zealand's part in liberation of Le Quesnoy.

Diaz Grimm's single released

Cambridge hip hop artist Diaz Grimm has released his new single Foreigners.

Waikato hip hop artist Diaz Grimm has released his long awaited single, Foreigners.

Vegans can save our world

Laura Hetherington wants to bring Earth Overshoot Day to people's attention.

What happens when we use up the Earth's resources for the year?

Beeswax wrap alternative to single use plastic

The beeswax can be grated, or purchased in pellets.

Reporter Emma James was taught how to make beeswax wraps, an alternative to single-use plastics, for our Reporter Challenge series.

Cambridge rebranding gets a C

An example of a brand advertisement focused on communicating a Cambridge experience, using the letter C.

The Waikato town has a new logo, but the single colourful capital letter has left some people unimpressed.

Opinion: Sparkling and delicious wines

Hunter's Wines founder Jane Hunter with the Wolf Blass Award, 2016.  Hunter's 2014 Marlborough Pinot Noir features ...

Opinion: When should one enjoy a glass of bubbles?

Hip hop dancer on recruitment drive

James Tautuku, who was part of the IDentity Dance Company and founding crew, is looking for potential stars in Cambridge.

An international hip hop dancer is on the hunt for three Cambridge dance crews.

Protecting Cambridge's village character

A third river crossing between Cambridge and Leamington continues to be on the table for future discussions.

A strategy to protect what makes Cambridge while the town continually expands.

Hampton Downs to host cycle enduro

Jim McMurray is hoping to encourage more men to have health checks, through his appearance at the Pedal4Prostate event.

Cycling champion pedals in the inaugural Pedat4Prostate event at Hampton Downs Motor Sport Park.

Gyms aren't for these ladies

Ready to walk a 5km grid of Cambridge is this group of Fat Bottomed Girls.

Women told to 'suck it up, put on your big girl pants and get out there' walking.

Homecoming cross to be reinstated

Cambridge Community Board Chairman Mike Pettit.

A resurrection of sorts for the Cambridge Floating Cross on the Lake Te Koo Utu Domain.

Young minds nail trades app

The team from Tradee, Nik Ellis, Omer Hazer, Alexandre Vaz and AJ Brown.

Could this be the leading platform for Kiwis to find tradespeople?

Teen breaks long-standing record

Dale Wolfsbauer has broken the 48-year  shotput record at Cambridge High School.

Student cracks school's 48-year shot put record.

Kiwi places 5th in world at Mr Universe

Cambridge's Sandro Thiara Mota at Mr Universe in Brazil.

Waikato's Sandro Thiara Mota placed 5th at Mr Universe in Brazil.

Lions to sponsor teens on adventure trip

The Cambridge Lions are funding two youths on the Spirit of Adventure.

Two lucky teenagers will have the opportunity to board the Spirit of Adventure.

Land and house packages popular

House and land packages are proving popular with home owners looking to build in Cambridge.

There will be 14,000 more people living in Cambridge by 2050.

Gwynne Shield kicks off

The best in junior rugby contest the 2017 Gwynne Shield in Cambridge.

Retirement village boom

Retirement Villages Association executive director John Collyns (file photo).

Baby boomers are selling up, gaining equity, and moving to retirement villages.

Rider aims for Olympic goal

St Peter's student Charlie Lester-Rosson with Dan Carter and Richie McCaw at the iSPORT Foundation charity breakfast in ...

Cambridge BMX star aims for 2014 Olympic Games.

Rowers claimed Cambridge 'stinks'

A photo from 1987 showing protesters upset about the smell after truckloads of pig manure were dumped in the CBD.

 You can tell a lot by the smell of a town.

Tree trust plants thousands more trees

Cambridge Tree Trust spend hours planting what will become a native forest alongside the Waikato River.

More than 2000 plants added to Waikato River banks.

Felting for the first time

Reporter Emma James felted a scarf as part of a reporter challenge.

I've always thought that knitters, quilters, and other crafty people were extremely talented.

Science show offers much for kids

Emma Lucas sets fire to a handful of bubbles as a part of her Unbelieve-a-Bubble Show.

Cambridge mum is putting the final touches to a school holiday show.

Residents urged to check plumbing

Council contractors like Reggae Tawera have installed 9500 water meters in the district.

Waipa property owners should check their property's plumbing.

Memorial museum to open in French city

The former Gendarmerie (police station) in the town of Le Quesnoy, France, where there are plans to develop a New ...

More than 12,000 New Zealand soldiers lost their lives on the Western Front in World War I.

Joinery company wins awards

Commited to excellence is the Wackrow Joinery management team, Bryce Norris, Carl Riley, and Liam Wackrow.

A joinery company started four decades ago continues to grow and win awards.

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