Golf clubs targeted in break-ins

Golf clubs targeted in break-ins

Cash and alcohol were taken from Taieri-based golf clubs overnight.

Drugs, booze factors in fatal crash

Drugs, booze factors in fatal crash

A 35-year-old Dunedin man who died in a road crash had been drinking bourbon, smoking synthetic cannabis, and was not wearing a seatbelt.

Crackdown on drivers over long weekend

Crackdown on drivers over long weekend

Police are vowing to focus on preventing "risk-taking" behaviour from motorists on the roads this Easter.

Dunedin

Licence opposed for overcrowding

Licence opposed for overcrowding

A bar owner fighting to keep his licence believed he was targeted by police because of his opposition to stricter alcohol laws, the Dunedin district licence committee heard.

Queenstown crime round-up

Queenstown crime round-up

A Queenstown man has been arrested after allegedly demanding cash from a restaurant owner and "threatening to come back with a knife''.

Property up moderately in Dunedin

Property up moderately in Dunedin

Three property reports were released yesterday, just before Easter, a traditionally busy weekend for property sales in parts of Otago. Business editor DeneMackenzie reviews the reports and their implications.

Brownlee won't release Iraq mission details

Brownlee won't release Iraq mission details

Labour has attacked the degree of secrecy about the preparation of a New Zealand troop deployment to Iraq.

Dairy employment breaches head for court

Dairy employment breaches head for court

Action is being taken against 19 employers in the dairy industry for breaches of employment law, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) said.

Woman killed in attack on Turkey police HQ

Woman killed in attack on Turkey police HQ

Turkish police shot dead a woman carrying guns and hand grenades and detained a man as they tried to attack Istanbul's police headquarters, officials and media say, the third attack on an official building in the past two days.

Queensland greyhound grave 'tip of iceberg'

Investigators probing allegations of systemic animal abuse in Queensland's greyhound industry say a mass dog grave is just the tip of the iceberg.

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