A new East Otago health centre in Palmerston could cost
between $750,000 and $900,000, a public meeting was told on
Moeraki people appear to be increasingly frustrated over the
closure of Haven St in the seaside township.
A man described as ''a wonderful asset'' to East Otago High
School, in Palmerston, is about to retire.
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.
When Alan Clearwater joined the Palmerston Volunteer Brigade,
it used a 1936 Ford fire engine with a pump mounted forward
of the radiator.
Tom Collins (91) and Russell Oliver (94) received life
memberships of the Palmerston RSA at a ceremony on Saturday.
Palmerston school bus drivers are worried motorists speeding
past their stationary buses pose a threat to the children
they carry to and from school.
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.
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.
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.
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