Bill Campbell

Free firewood offered

A rare thing will happen in Palmerston next week - the Waitaki District Council will give away firewood to residents.

Car-dwelling dog finds new home

Car-dwelling dog finds new home

Sasha, the German shepherd who moved with her owner's car to the Goodwood kennels in June, has found a new home.

New owners visit Makaraeo lime works

New owners  visit Makaraeo lime works

The third-biggest lime manufacturer in the world has bought the Makareao lime works from Holcim cement.

Haven St reopens at last

Haven St reopens at last

A ''million-dollar reconstruction'' of Haven St, Moeraki, was officially opened yesterday by Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher, who cut the ribbon with Waihemo Community Board member Jane Carlyon, of Moeraki.

A kennel away from home

A kennel away from home

Some dogs take their favourite toy to the kennels for comfort when they stay over.

Group sets lofty goals

A new group set up to promote the Palmerston district has big plans.

Recycling gaining ground

Waihemo Wastebusters, the smallest recycling organisation in New Zealand, is gaining visibility and support in the Palmerston and Waihemo area.

Mining extension news welcomed

The announcement of the extension of mining at Macraes has been welcomed by Palmerston business leaders and local authorities.

'Impressive' local effort restores street

The main road into Moeraki is set to reopen in three weeks' time.

Council may help fund tanker shelter

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.