After more than 50 years helping distribute Palmerston’s post one way or another, Joan Paul has delivered her last letter.
Most people dream of what they would do with 10,000 airpoints, but Maheno School already knows.
Demand from exhibitors was already high for the second East Otago Field Days to be held at Palmerston in October, field days president Paul Mutch said recently.
Construction of the new Palmerston Health Centre is about to start.
he 2017 Palmerston and Waihemo 150th A&P show will celebrate the development of the show into a wide-ranging East Otago community event.
A once-popular long-distance passenger train service between Dunedin and Christchurch could be back on track by June next year.
Construction of a new health centre at Palmerston will begin in February.
After months of uncertainty, mail delivery is highly likely to continue at the Karitane store for Karitane residents who wish to collect their mail there.
The re-election of Ken Brown to the Waihemo Community Board marks his 30th year of service to the Palmerston and Waihemo areas.
The youngest freemason leader in 138 years of freemasonry in the East Otago town has been installed at Palmerston’s Masonic Lodge.
It appears bus companies have not been told Palmerston's main bus stop has been moved.
Shifting the main bus stop in the Palmerston town centre has aroused the ire of residents.
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.
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.
The two-day inaugural field days event being staged in Palmerston in October has attracted considerable interest, the organiser says.
A "major problem'' with freedom camping along Katiki Beach was highlighted at this week's Waihemo Community Board meeting.
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.
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).
East Otago High School pupil Nicole McLeod has been selected to fuel her passion for science at an international science camp in Singapore.
A field days event at Palmerston is to be investigated.