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Pirongia society celebrates

  The Pirongia Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society has recorded one of the busiest 12 months in its 15-year history despite having to “adapt…

Telling our stories

  New Zealand’s Covid-19 lockdown kicked in a month after Kerrin Carr took up his new position as education facilitator at Te Awamutu Museum. It…

Tracking towards a new future

The 105-year-old Waipa Racing Club looks set to continue as a training track with trial dates despite being excluded from next season’s racing calendar. President…

Board says no

The Te Awamutu Community Board is opposing a bid for a new off licence in town. Four of the board’s six members voted against supporting…

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Bowler brings home gold

Less than two years since Bruce Sayers saw bowls being played on the Thornton Rd green and decided to give it a go, he’s already…

Racing’s plastic fantastic

Work on the country’s first synthetic racetrack is set to start next month, the Cambridge News understands. The project – which could cost up to…

World cup a boon for Waipa

The close proximity of the Velodrome to Cambridge has been a factor in ensuring the economic success of hosting a round of the the Track…