A rare thing will happen in Palmerston next week - the
Waitaki District Council will give away firewood to
Sasha, the German shepherd who moved with her owner's car to
the Goodwood kennels in June, has found a new home.
The third-biggest lime manufacturer in the world has bought
the Makareao lime works from Holcim cement.
A ''million-dollar reconstruction'' of Haven St, Moeraki, was
officially opened yesterday by Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher,
who cut the ribbon with Waihemo Community Board member Jane
Carlyon, of Moeraki.
dogs take their favourite toy to the kennels for comfort when
they stay over.
A new group set up to promote the Palmerston district has big
Waihemo Wastebusters, the smallest recycling organisation in
New Zealand, is gaining visibility and support in the
Palmerston and Waihemo area.
The announcement of the extension of mining at Macraes has
been welcomed by Palmerston business leaders and local
The main road into Moeraki is set to reopen in three weeks'
Palmerston volunteer firefighters say a water tanker ''must''
be based in Palmerston and they will build a new shelter for
it themselves, if that is what it takes.
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