The Palmerston and Waihemo A&P show needs support and
there is little forthcoming from the wider East Otago
community, according to A and P society president Gay Mills.
The Rev Bobby Kusilifu, who has been the Palmerston-Dunback
parish minister for the past nine years, is moving to
minister in two Masterton parishes which are about to
Waikouaiti's former Bank of New Zealand building has been
given the highest possible heritage listing by the New
Zealand Historic Places Trust.
The five members of the Keen family, from Palmerston, and an
international student staying with them, are all involved in
this year's Waikouaiti Music and Drama theatre restaurant
production Hooray for Hollywood.
A rural kerbside collection of recyclable items has begun in
the Waihemo area.
A land stablisation advisory group has been formed to provide
input into the development of options to control slip
movement in Moeraki.
Television cameras attended Waikouaiti's Anzac Day service
yesterday, adding a bit of mystery to what was largely a
Year 12 history pupils from East Otago High School and Taieri
College yesterday set out for a 15-day exploration of
The East Otago On-course Food Fest staged on the Waikouaiti
racecourse on Saturday provided some tasty delights for the
crowd of about 2000.
The Dunedin Silver Fern railcar which will halt at Totara
estate on the way to Oamaru on Sunday will be the first
passenger train to stop there in almost 60 years.
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