Maheno School pupils are raising funds for the third visit by senior students, staff and parents to the wreck of SS Maheno on Fraser Island off the coast of Queensland, Australia.
Otago-Southland RSA president Jenepher Glover (front) was joined by a group of volunteers for the Matariki Te Rakau tree-planting project earlier this week.
A new community grants scheme has been unveiled by Waihemo Wastebusters, the Palmerston recycling organisation, on its 10th anniversary.
''Visioning'' meetings held in the the Waihemo ward of the Waitaki District Council held at Palmerston, Hampden-Moeraki and Dunback in February attracted more than 100 people across three meetings.
Delays in roadworks on Palmerston’s main street — which is also State Highway 1 — are leaving residents "puzzled", Waihemo Community Board chairwoman Kathy Dennison says.
The new Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Dunedin preached at the oldest surviving church in Otago and Southland, St John's Church, in Waikouaiti, for the first time yesterday.
Complaints that some local people’s views were not being heard were made at a Palmerston meeting to discuss setting up sites for the NZ Motor Caravan Association on the showgrounds.
Witnesses are being sought following a crash in Palmerston last weekend.
Police are looking for the driver of a car who fled the scene after crashing through a wall of a Palmerston house early yesterday.
Retiring head of mathematics at East Otago High School Tony Jenkins has links with the Palmerston high school going back 47 years.
The first patients to arrive at the newly opened Palmerston Health Centre were presented with a bunch of roses by their GP, Dr Gareth Keat, as they walked in at 9am yesterday.
The last school bell will ring for Palmerston Primary School secretary Lois Davis tomorrow after 30 years' service.
The highest number of runners for several years took part in the 47th annual Kelly's Canter from Palmerston to the summit of Puketapu, and back.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher (left) and Waihemo Community Board chairwoman Kathy Dennison present a Waitaki District Council citizens award to Ron Sloan.
Vandals armed with cans of red and blue spray paint attacked Palmerston on Wednesday night, leaving their mark on the public toilets, a local panel beater’s premises, mailboxes, walls and rubbish...
A broken town clock has led to the formation of a ratepayers association in Palmerston.
After 42 years in the Waikouaiti grocery business, Lynda and Maurice Greer are serving the grandchildren of their initial customers from the mid-1970s.
A lack of grading and for-midible potholes produced a surface so slippery that a St John driver refused to drive an ambulance on Taieri Peak Rd, near Palmerston, to an accident, last winter...
Waikouaiti bus users are warming up for their own bus stop battle.
Palmerston's community board is to ask the Waitaki District Council to move the town's bus stop back to, or near, its original location following growing community frustration with the new site.