The Cambridge Autumn Festival Short Story Competition, Theme: Lockdown, entries close 31st January 2021.  Stories to be fiction, no more than 1500 words, original and never published or entered in another competition.  No entry fee.  First prize $1000, second prize $500 and third prize $250.  Winners will be announced during the Autumn Festival, March 19 – 28, 2021.  More details:

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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