Karitane's Barry Coombes completed 20 years’ service last year ferrying passengers to and from the OceanaGold mine at Macraes.
It has taken nearly 50 years, but a woman has finally beaten the blokes in the Kelly's Canter race at Palmerston.
After more than 10 years at the helm of the Waihemo Wastebusters, the organisation's inaugural chairman, Pat Shannon, has stepped down.
The familiar names of the electric tram route through Edinburgh seems to promise something similar here, writes Bill Campbell.
A Pink Ribbon Fun Run and Walk to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness of the disease attracted 75 runners and walkers of all ages at Palmerston yesterday.
A new forestry training course set up by Tokomairiro Training in partnership with Johnson Forestry Service has attracted considerable interest.
East Otago High School principal Marcus Cooper has been invited to visit China, as part of a plan to develop sister school-type relationships in Wenzhou and Hangzhou.
The Mill domain on the northern edge of Palmerston now appears to be the favoured site for a dump station, with little public objection to date.
The population of Palmerston rose by more than 200 to 1100 over Labour Weekend when 115 NZ Motor Caravan Association members rolled into town in a range of vehicles.
Fifty-four runners took part in the annual Kelly’s Canter in sunny but slightly slippery running conditions with a light wind.
A motor caravan dump station proposed for Palmerston has been criticised by a gathering of local residents who oppose the location selected by the Waitaki District Council.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher speaks at the opening of the Palmerston Medical Centre in Palmerston yesterday.
Tourism Waitaki has made a U-turn on the future of the Palmerston i-SITE, announcing it will close, just days after insisting no decision had been made on its future.