Hamish McNeilly

Police reviewing Blackhead Rd intersection

Police reviewing Blackhead Rd intersection

Police are reviewing the road layout and signage at a Blackhead Rd intersection, in Dunedin, following the death of two Korean nationals.

Scam call to Mosgiel pensioner 'coincidence'

The case of a Mosgiel pensioner who almost lost $16,000 to a scammer was an ''unfortunate coincidence''.

Pensioner targeted in phone scam

Pensioner targeted in phone scam

A Mosgiel pensioner almost lost $16,000 following a six-hour phone call with a scammer claiming to be from Spark.

Pensioner allegedly menaced

A Dunedin pensioner was allegedly threatened and forced to withdraw cash from a nearby ATM.

Driver unaware log had fallen off

The driver of a truck-and-trailer unit was unaware a log had fallen off the trailer on State Highway 1 yesterday until he was pulled over by police.

Facade shatters, showers street

Facade shatters, showers street

Exploding glass caused a shower of fragments to fall in front of Dunedin's Wall Street Mall yesterday.

Folimatama denied parole

Parole has been denied for a Dunedin man who nearly killed his then partner after an ''appalling explosion of violence''.

Calmly keeping the peace in central city

Calmly keeping the peace in central city

Reporter Hamish McNeilly goes on the beat with police in the Octagon on Saturday night, and discovers a city with a Jekyll and Hyde character.

Horse trainer escapes injury

Horse trainer escapes injury

A dog walker watched in horror as a horse fell on a trainer yesterday morning.

Sentencing brings relief to family

Sentencing brings relief to family

The family of Justin McFarlane said justice was delivered yesterday.