Bill Campbell

Council to look at bus stop issues

Council to look at bus stop issues

Shifting the main bus stop in the Palmerston town centre has aroused the ire of residents.

Field days a first for town

Field days a first for town

More than 70 businesses have already signed up or expressed interest in exhibiting at the first East Otago Field Days, to be held in October.

Medal honours couple

Medal honours couple

A forty-year volunteer with the Palmerston and Waihemo A&P Society, farmer Barry Kemp, of Green Valley, has been awarded the Royal Agricultural Society medal.

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.

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.

$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.

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.