Hamish McNeilly

Just another innocent victim

Just another innocent victim

ODT reporter Hamish McNeilly has a blunt message for the thief who raided midwife Nicki Cowan's car after she answered an emergency call at 3am.

No taxpayer money in Moon,Kills pay out

No taxpayer money in Moon,Kills pay out

No taxpayer funding went towards the final payout for controversial departing X Factor judges, as New Zealand On Air confirms the show will not be funded next year. NZ On Air paid Mediaworks $1.6 million for the series last year, and $800,000 for this year, but confirmed yesterday it would not be funding the show next year.

Publican celebrates after man arrested

Publican celebrates after man arrested

It was a happy St Patrick's Day at the Mornington Tavern last night for publican David ''Murdoch'' Miskimmin.

Car hire code of conduct welcomed

Car hire code of conduct welcomed

A Queenstown rental car manager is pleased others in the industry have taken his company's lead to prevent carnage on the country's roads.

Going (finally), then gone

Going (finally), then gone

Green means go, red means stop, and down certainly means out.

Trolley derby off the rails as entries collapse

The annual Dunedin Trolley Derby has hit the skids.

Bodies found after Wanaka plane crash

Bodies found after Wanaka plane crash

Four bodies have been retrieved from the wreckage of a crashed plane near Wanaka today. 

Rescue mission follows divers' call for help

Divers in difficulty sparked a marine search and rescue yesterday afternoon.

Rescue mission follows divers' call for help

Rescue mission follows divers' call for help

Divers in difficulty sparked a marine search and rescue yesterday afternoon.

Ready for action in response to disaster

Ready for action in response to disaster

The suitcase is packed, and Douglas Clark is ready to go. The Dunedin man is set to fly to Vanuatu today in his capacity as a disaster response co-ordinator with the Red Cross.