Bill Campbell

'50 min to Dunedin' not attraction

Tourism Waitaki's draft tourism strategy ignores anything south of the Moeraki Boulders, Waihemo Community Board members complained this week.

Moving on

Moving on

The constable in charge of the Waikouaiti police station, Jon Paul (''J.P.'') Tremain (pictured), has left to become officer in charge of the two-person police station at Havelock, near Blenheim.

Cantrain teaches agricultural skills

Cantrain teaches agricultural skills

Agricultural worker shortages in East and North Otago, and around New Zealand, are being addressed by Oamaru business Cantrain.

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.