Bill Campbell

Health centre cost, funding discussed

Health centre cost, funding discussed

A new East Otago health centre in Palmerston could cost between $750,000 and $900,000, a public meeting was told on Tuesday.

Frustration at closure

Moeraki people appear to be increasingly frustrated over the closure of Haven St in the seaside township.

School set to lose a valuable asset

School set to lose a valuable asset

A man described as ''a wonderful asset'' to East Otago High School, in Palmerston, is about to retire.

Top award to winning bowler

Top award to winning bowler

Craig McCaw was named Sportsperson of the Year at the East Otago Community Sports Awards, which were presented at the East Otago Events Centre in Waikouaiti on Friday.

Heat's been on for 60 years

Heat's been on for 60 years

When Alan Clearwater joined the Palmerston Volunteer Brigade, it used a 1936 Ford fire engine with a pump mounted forward of the radiator.

Two RSA life memberships awarded

Two RSA life memberships awarded

Tom Collins (91) and Russell Oliver (94) received life memberships of the Palmerston RSA at a ceremony on Saturday.

Speeding motorists worry bus drivers

Palmerston school bus drivers are worried motorists speeding past their stationary buses pose a threat to the children they carry to and from school.

$2000 tree-planting to mark 150 years

A tree-planting ceremony and an upgrade of the Palmerston town centre around the public toilets is planned to mark the 150th anniversary of Palmerston in October.

Community offers help for repairs

Moeraki residents are keen to work with the Moeraki liaison group, a subcommittee of the Waihemo Community Board and the board to help solve problems confronting the town.

Meeting 'last shot' to set up water scheme

Meeting 'last shot' to set up water scheme

The Waitaki District Council is meeting local farmers for what it says is a ''last shot'' to set up a water retention and irrigation scheme in the Shag Valley.