26-31 January 2019

Entries close in the annual  Cooney Insurance Short Story Competition at 11.59pm Thursday 31 January.  This competition is part of the Cambridge Autumn Festival.  The story must start with: “It was 3am…..”. Word limit 1500 words.  First prize $1000, second prize $500, third prize $250. Entry details can be found on www.cambridgeautumnfestival.co.nz/short-story.


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The perfect base to explore
New Zealand's central North Island

Cambridge is close to some of New Zealand's major international attractions like Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Hamilton Gardens and Tauranga. Yet with plenty of unique local attractions, events and dining options - and a friendly, relaxed town ambience - you may not want to leave!

Attractions Map

Sanctuary Mountain

30 min

Hamilton Gardens

15 min

Cambridge i-Site


1 hr

Waitomo Caves

50 min


1 hr 45 min


1 hr


1 hr