Hamish McNeilly

Concrete spill delays traffic

A large spill from a concrete truck has resulted in lengthy delays for motorists this morning.

Karam wins big payout

Karam wins big payout

Joe Karam has won one of the largest defamation payouts in the country, and says the $1 million in damages and costs awarded is a warning to website owners and online commentators.

Crown limo involved in accident

Crown limo involved in accident

A crown limousine was involved in a crash while undertaking reconnaissance in Dunedin a day before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in the city.

Dairy robbed at knife point

Dairy robbed at knife point

A 21-year-old man has been charged with aggravated robbery after a Dunedin dairy was held up at knifepoint yesterday afternoon.

Police begin investigation into hunter's death

Police begin investigation into hunter's death

Police have launched a criminal investigation after a 25-year-old hunter was shot dead by a member of another hunting party.

Police turnover rate defended; push to recruit women

One in five police officers who joined in 2009 have left, just as police launch a major campaign aimed at attracting female recruits.

Hug with duchess goes around the world

Hug with duchess goes around the world

A Dunedin 5-year-old may have made headlines all around the world, but all Mataawhio Matahaere-Veint wanted was to hug a real princess.

Competitive prince gets one back

Competitive prince gets one back

A pep talk from stand-in coach Prince William helped inspire a Clutha Rippa rugby team to glory - and settled a score with his wife.

Battle with ACC 'worse than robbery'

Battle with ACC 'worse than robbery'

A Dunedin dairy worker held up by a knife-wielding man for 45 minutes, says her battle with ACC left her severely traumatised.

New bar replaces Metro

A Dunedin bar that closed down late last year is set to reopen as a new venue.