Waipa District Libraries
Get Active 2021: Let‘s talk weight loss and fitness

Get Active 2021: Let‘s talk weight loss and fitness

October 8, 2021

Get Active 2021 is an initiative of Waipa District Libraries. We talk to Prab Singh (Jetts Fitness Te Awamutu) about weight loss and exercise.

Author talk with Stephanie Parkyn

Author talk with Stephanie Parkyn

September 24, 2021

Waipa District Libraries had the pleasure of hosting New Zealand author Stephanie Parkyn for the launch of her book Josephine's Garden in December 2019. This December, Steph will be launching her next historical fiction novel, The Freedom of Birds, which we will again be hosting the launch for. 

The Missing Files, Kenneth Balfour Part 4

The Missing Files, Kenneth Balfour Part 4

August 27, 2021

According to the New Zealand Police, around 8000 people go missing in this country every year. While 95 per cent of these people are found within 14 days, there remains a small number of people who are never found.

In The Missing Files Scott Bainbridge investigates the cases of 15 of these people.

Thank you to Scott for granting permission to share his work by allowing us to read it online.

The Missing Files, Kenneth Balfour Part 3

The Missing Files, Kenneth Balfour Part 3

August 24, 2021

According to the New Zealand Police, around 8000 people go missing in this country every year. While 95 per cent of these people are found within 14 days, there remains a small number of people who are never found.

In The Missing Files Scott Bainbridge investigates the cases of 15 of these people.

Thank you to Scott for granting permission to share his work by allowing us to read it online.

The Missing Files, Kenneth Balfour Part 2

The Missing Files, Kenneth Balfour Part 2

August 22, 2021

According to the New Zealand Police, around 8000 people go missing in this country every year. While 95 per cent of these people are found within 14 days, there remains a small number of people who are never found.

In The Missing Files Scott Bainbridge investigates the cases of 15 of these people.

Thank you to Scott for granting permission to share his work by allowing us to read it online.

This is the case of missing scout leader, Kenneth Balfour. 

The Missing Files, Kenneth Balfour Part 1

The Missing Files, Kenneth Balfour Part 1

August 20, 2021

According to the New Zealand Police, around 8000 people go missing in this country every year. While 95 per cent of these people are found within 14 days, there remains a small number of people who are never found.

In The Missing Files Scott Bainbridge investigates the cases of 15 of these people.

Thank you to Scott for granting permission to share his work by allowing us to read it online.

This is the case of missing scout leader, Kenneth Balfour.

Tibet with Chris Smiley

Tibet with Chris Smiley

April 19, 2021

Learn a little bit about Tibet through images and commentary with library patron Chris Smiley who visited Lhasa with his wife Hilary in October 2018. Images are on display for a limited time in Cambridge Library.

A Writer’s Journey with Graeme Woodfield

A Writer’s Journey with Graeme Woodfield

March 11, 2021
Graeme Woodfield is Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. He is a transfusion medicine specialist and author.
 
A writer's journey covers Graeme's three books Jack Lovelock (Athlete and Doctor), No Ordinary Man (Sir Arthur Porritt) and his latest book Alcohol, A dangerous love affair.
By-laws Council of the Borough of Cambridge

By-laws Council of the Borough of Cambridge

February 15, 2021

Waipa District Libraries is replacing its paper forms with online methods of signing up to our libraries. We take a look back at some of the terms and conditions of library membership. Some were before their time.

Te Awamutu Library - Reopens 1933

Te Awamutu Library - Reopens 1933

April 17, 2020

Preparations are underway for the Te Awamutu Library to reopen. Referencing the Waipa Post and Waikato Times.

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