Hamish McNeilly

21 students ride to races in trailer

21 students ride to races in trailer

Twenty-one students were removed by police after they were discovered crammed into an enclosed furniture removal trailer on their way to the Wingatui races.

Reports of peeping tom in campus area

Reports of peeping tom in campus area

People living in the University of Otago campus area are being urged to be vigilant after reports a man has been watching females change in their flats.

Kiwibank staff accused of racism

Kiwibank staff accused of racism

The actions of some New Zealand Post/Kiwibank staff have been labelled racist and insulting by the principal of a Dunedin-based Maori immersion school.

NZ police get 2874 speeding fines

NZ police get 2874 speeding fines

Fines have been paid for 1251 speed-camera infringements involving police vehicles in New Zealand over the past five years.

Cruise industry to create 190 jobs

Cruise industry to create 190 jobs

The burgeoning cruise-ship industry will create almost 200 additional jobs for Dunedin by next season - but future growth could be curtailed unless the industry is better catered for, a report finds.

New store owner claims intimidation by big rivals

New store owner claims intimidation by big rivals

The owner of a fledgling Dunedin grocery store with ambitious expansion plans says he has been subjected to intimidatory tactics from a major New Zealand-owned supermarket chain.

Fears over fewer police

Fears over fewer police

Community leaders are concerned police restructuring will make their areas vulnerable to criminals.

Crash after teen bolts from police

Crash after teen bolts from police

A teenager, who ran from police and then drove off at speed, colliding with another vehicle in central Dunedin yesterday, is lucky he did not kill innocent bystanders, police say.

Dunedin property values fall 2.8%

Dunedin property values fall 2.8%

The average Dunedin house has decreased in value more than $17,000 in three years, according to newly released Quotable Value rating valuations - but if you think this will lead to a drop in rates, think again.

Dunedin security guard detains drink-driver

Dunedin security guard detains drink-driver

A vigilant security guard who prevented an alleged recidivist drink-driver from continuing his journey early yesterday has won the praise of police.