Bill Campbell

Interest in spring field days

The two-day inaugural field days event being staged in Palmerston in October has attracted considerable interest, the organiser says.

$5000 raised for breast cancer

More than $5000 has been raised for the Breast Cancer Foundation in the past few weeks by a determined Palmerston campaigner, who has already raised more than $8000 for the same cause over the past three years.

Freedom camping hot spots a worry

Freedom camping hot spots a worry

A "major problem'' with freedom camping along Katiki Beach was highlighted at this week's Waihemo Community Board meeting.

Pupils on the move

Pupils on the move

Helping to move furniture into their newly completed Modern Learning Centres at East Otago High School this week are years 7 and 8 pupils (from left) Brook Holt (11), Rachel Sheat (11), Brodie Thom (11), Lucy Shea (11), Nakita Allan (11) and Manaseh Hunter (10).

Singapore science winner

Singapore science winner

East Otago High School pupil Nicole McLeod has been selected to fuel her passion for science at an international science camp in Singapore.

59 attend family reunion

The Townsend family reunion, held at the Waikouaiti RSA on Saturday, was attended by 59 descendants from all over New Zealand.

Warning to drivers wanted on highway

A call has gone out for special large warning signs to go up on State Highway 1 near Moeraki to advise motorists of the traffic dangers posed by the section of roadway.

Two GPs appointed

After two years of locums, two new doctors have been appointed to the East Otago Health practice in Palmerston.

Palmerston A&P committee considering field days event

Palmerston A&P committee considering field days event

A field days event at Palmerston is to be investigated.

Waikouaiti minister ordained

Waikouaiti minister ordained

The Rev Jin Sook Kim was ordained and inducted as the new minister of the Waikouaiti Presbyterian Parish last week.