Out and About


Each month we capture various events around the region which bring business people together. This month we were in Tokoroa, Hamilton, and Cambridge.

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There’s a changing of the guard at Wilson’s Flooring in Cambridge. Owners Peter Martin and his wife Teri Archer, right, have sold after 35 years at the helm, with new owners Craig and Katie Stephenson, left, taking over on April 3. The two local couples are pictured here with Peter and Teri’s dog Gizzy. Photo: Viv Posselt

Hamilton’s Andrew Bloodworth of the Cambridge Cruisers Rock ‘n Roll Dancers took a spin with stilt walker Sandra Jensen of Hamilton’s Freelunch Street Theatre at the Cambridge Autumn Festival. Photo: Viv Posselt.

Stilt walkers Sandra Jensen and Nicola Rowlands, who are from Freelunch Street Theatre in Hamilton, were a big hit with everyone at the Cambridge Autumn Festival. Photo: Viv Posselt.

Tuahu Watene from Workforce Development Council Ringa Hora and South Waikato District Councillor Thomas Lee pictured during the March Waikato Chamber of Commerce event in Tokoroa.

Cambridge High School Arts committee co-chairs Mirinae Kang, left and Ally Smith at the art exhibition in the school’s new $12.4 million classroom block. Photo: Steph Bell-Jenkins.

Donning the green for St Patrick’s Day at the Cambridge Autumn Festival’s carnival and art market were Cambridge’s Susan and Maurice Brownlee, who manned a stall of hand-crafted bags and other items. Photo: Viv Posselt.

Busy bees: Yonatan, Inbar, Noga, 3, and Ella, 1, Weissler moved to Cambridge from Israel four months ago and are loving the town, particularly the recent Autumn Festival carnival day. Yonatan and Inbar are working as software engineers. Photo: Mary Anne Gill.

The Waikato Modern Choir – Mosaic – in full voice during the Cambridge Autumn Festival. Photo: Mary Anne Gill.

The Trenwiths entertained at the Foster Construction 50th anniversary bash at Claudelands in Hamilton last month. The band are Paul Trenwith, founder of the Hamilton County Bluegrass Band, his sons and a nephew who play three generations of music – a mix of modern songs, folk songs and old-time bluegrass music. Photo: Supplied.

Colin Wade, Ian Sanders and Ross Pacey talk about the Fosters Way at the 50th anniversary of Foster Construction group event held at Claudelands Events Centre in Hamilton last month. It was a celebration of the people, partners and legacy staff all built together and an opportunity to highlight the book We Are Fosters. Photo: Supplied.

The new National Party Cambridge branch committee with Taupō MP Louise Upston after the annual general meeting last month are from left: Brownen Byers, Upston, chair Ruth Crampton, Jo Gordon, Warwick Kiely, Gerard Charteris. Photo: Mary Anne Gill.

Waipā deputy mayor Liz Stolwyk, left, with community advisors Gina Scott and Corren Ngerengere at the opening of the Cambridge Autumn Festival in the Town Hall. Photo: Mary Anne Gill.

Long-time Waikato Times feature editor and columnist Denise Irvine, who is also a marriage celebrant, caught up with Jane Thompson who won the open photography section at the Cambridge Autumn Festival. Thompson is the first bride Irvine married several years ago. Photo: Mary Anne Gill.

Peter Watt, president of the Cambridge Woodturners, hard at work making Easter Egg cup holders at the Cambridge Autumn Festival’s Main Street Carnival and Art Market. Photo: Mary Anne Gill.


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