A new group set up to promote the Palmerston district has big
Waihemo Wastebusters, the smallest recycling organisation in
New Zealand, is gaining visibility and support in the
Palmerston and Waihemo area.
The announcement of the extension of mining at Macraes has
been welcomed by Palmerston business leaders and local
The main road into Moeraki is set to reopen in three weeks'
Palmerston volunteer firefighters say a water tanker ''must''
be based in Palmerston and they will build a new shelter for
it themselves, if that is what it takes.
A new water tanker for the use of the Palmerston Fire Brigade
needs to be located in Palmerston, local authorities say.
Palmerston volunteer firefighters called to send a water
tanker to a scrub fire at the weekend had one problem: they
no longer have a tanker.
Tourism Waitaki's draft tourism strategy ignores anything
south of the Moeraki Boulders, Waihemo Community Board
members complained this week.
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.
Agricultural worker shortages in East and North Otago, and
around New Zealand, are being addressed by Oamaru business
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