The full house sign will probably be hung out for this year's Waikouaiti theatre restaurant production of Radio Waves.
New East Otago High School principal Lennox Sharp told the assembly of school pupils, staff and guests he felt a sense of "incredible humility" at the support given to the mihi whakatu (Maori welcome) he received this week.
Problems with the Moeraki landslip remain unresolved, five months after properties were placed in a natural-hazard red zone, prompting locals to call for a public meeting to explain the future of their properties.
More than $100,000 has been granted over the past 25 years, by the Waianakarua Lions Moeraki fishing competition, mostly to East Otago and North Otago organisations.
As restoration of the Palmerston war memorial (pictured) started this week, plans are being made to collect details about each of the members of the armed forces whose death in the two world wars is recorded there.
The Palmerston, Dunback and Goodwood water supply upgrade has been delayed by pipe quality and testing issues on sections of the Dunback and Goodwood water mains.
The Palmerston war memorial statue, arch, plaques and gate need a makeover, a report commissioned by Waitaki District Council (WDC) says.
The annual TrustPower community awards for the Waihemo and Waitaki areas will be combined in Oamaru this year.
Confusion caused by the doubling up of property numbers on Coast Rd between Evansdale and Karitane will be addressed this week
A former pupil will take over the role of principal at Kaikorai Valley College, Dunedin.
A proposal by St John to establish a first response unit at Palmerston has been greeted favourably by the community.
After 37 years and an estimated 1.6 million km, Kelvin Lyon has retired from his East Otago rural delivery contract.
The 129th Palmerston-Waihemo A and P Show is expanding, thanks to a report in the Otago Daily Times.
The Waihemo museum at Palmerston has attracted more than 5000 visitors since it opened in January 2009.
The 175th anniversary of the establishment of the seaside settlement of Moeraki by whalers in 1836 will be celebrated on Boxing Day.
Dunedin North Rotary Club scholarships of $1000 each have been awarded to Sarah Law, dux of East Otago High School, and Holly McGrouther, the school's head girl.
The 175th anniversary of the establishment of the whaling settlement at Moeraki will be celebrated on Boxing Day.
The first professor of general practice at the Dunedin School of Medicine, Prof Campbell Murdoch, has taken his stethoscope to Palmerston.