Bill Campbell

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.

Second equestrian day addition to A&P show

The Palmerston and Waihemo A&P show is to expand to a two-day show.

Rural school's staff about to retire

Rural school's staff about to retire

''Go in with your eyes open and be very strong,'' - that is the advice from Flag Swamp School's retiring principal to any former pupils considering becoming teachers.

Seven Kelly descendants in warm, windy 2015 Canter

Seven Kelly descendants in warm, windy 2015 Canter

Seven descendants of Constable Bert Kelly competed in Sunday's 45th annual Kelly's Canter at Palmerston.

Medical progress

Medical progress

The East Otago Health Trust is almost halfway towards its target of raising $1million for a new medical centre in Palmerston.

Defibrillator for Karitane

Defibrillator for Karitane

Karitane community members, from left, Colin Thomson and Selwyn Shanks, from the East Otago Fishing club, Karitane Store owner Sue O'Neill, East Otago Fishing club President Alan Turner and Kati Huiirapa Runaka ki Puketeraki representative Suzanne Ellison with a new wall-mounted defibrillator.