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The head of the Waikato Chamber of Commerce wants to spark a debate on the 35-year-old local government boundaries in the province. The last local…

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Council backtracks Waipā District Council has taken the proposed blue blob “preferred” position off the table for a third bridge as part of its Cambridge…

Near record number of new Kiwis

Another 104 Waipā residents became Kiwis last week at the latest citizenship ceremony held in the Cambridge Town Hall. Mayor Susan O’Regan told The News…

Enriching the art world

Waipā artists associated with Te Awamutu’s Enrich Plus community will showcase their creative talents at an IHC Art Awards gallery exhibition in the town tomorrow…

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Waipā star Kango for it

Waikato interest in the biggest event of Cambridge Raceway’s calendar tomorrow has been boosted following a late withdrawal. Kango, trained at Cambridge Raceway by Arna…

Central wins in Kihikihi

A Cambridge Central combination won a successful tournament at Kihikihi last week. Skip Laurie Roycroft, with Ron Greenwood and Dennis Wilcock , secured first prize…

Kicking the monkey to touch

At 2pm on March 19, a dozen boys in maroon and yellow sports uniforms huddle on a sideline at Albert Park, completely absorbed in their…

Birthday on the runway

Kenzie Pivott was up early on Sunday for her birthday. But there was another reason for the Te Awamutu 12-year-old to be ready for a…

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Countdown to catastrophe

This time in 1980 in the United States activity was increasing at Mount St Helens volcano, Washington. Several earthquakes were detected in mid-March, alerting scientists…

Ambivalence in Devotion

I often wonder who reads the ‘Faith’ column in the paper, that is, aside from me and the other contributors. I figure it must be…

The mystery man and the moon

At full moon Maurice Mahon often went a little strange.  He was considered rather eccentric but not dangerous although he once threatened his employer, Mr…

Sprinting to the top

Waipa District Council’s debt level on June 30, 2022, was $149.5 million. A year later  it was $226 million, a rise of 51 per cent….