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Medical centres feel strain

Health providers say they are at capacity dealing with a combination of seasonal illnesses and Covid, but the use of technology and good health advice…

Divided over liquor plan

Two Waipā district councillors have broken ranks saying they are unconvinced banning alcohol sponsorship and advertising under proposed law changes to the liquor act will…

Rocking for Margaret

  No-one was in any doubt – Margaret Evelyn would have hated missing such a great party on Sunday at the Cambridge Cricket Pavilion. The…

Flu jabs go wanting

Waipā’s immunisation rates for pensioners is well below the Waikato average as a season marked by severe flu takes hold. And in the face of…

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A special mention for Jarrod

Ask any cyclist at the Cambridge Velodrome who the most important person on the track is and most would point towards Jarrod Gilbert. As a…

Schools return to battle

The battle of the Waipā high schools saw Te Awamutu College, St Peter’s and Cambridge High back competing on the sporting fields for the first…

Belfield run continues 

Te Awamutu sprinter Leah Belfield has put herself into contention for a place in the New Zealand relay team as she continues her form the…

Farewell to the Narrows

I said farewell to a tract of land in Tamahere on Sunday which has played a big part in my life. The Narrows golf course…