Police say an effeminate-looking young man, or a female, with
facial piercings is believed to have held up a Dunedin dairy
at knife point on Wednesday night.
The 23-year-old driver of a car involved in a head-on smash,
which resulted in the death of his passenger, south of the
Lindis Pass summit last week, has been charged.
Nationwide charity event encouraging people to give up
alcohol during February while raising money to support young
people with alcohol or drug-related problems.
The world's largest youth tour group operator is about to
include Dunedin on its itinerary, bringing an extra 5000
tourists into the city each year.
Police continue to investigate information from the public
following the armed robbery of a Halfway Bush dairy on Sunday
A Dunedin shopkeeper said he had no time to think when a
masked man pulled a gun and demanded "Kronic".
Four people were injured, two seriously, after a car
rolled 100m down a steep bank near Millers Flat last
The actions of a driver who attempted to drive a bus full of
backpackers up the world's steepest street for a photo
opportunity have been labelled foolhardy by Dunedin police.
Old ornate wrought iron gates are being targeted by thieves
looking to make a quick buck, Dunedin police say.
A recidivist drink-driver was found by Dunedin police
sleeping inside his still-running vehicle yesterday, with his
foot on the brake and a bottle of beer in his hand.
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