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...
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.
After more than 50 years helping distribute Palmerston’s post one way or another, Joan Paul has delivered her last letter.
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.
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.
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.
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.