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Suspect believed to live locally

Suspect believed to live locally

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.

Fatal crash driver faces two charges

Fatal crash driver faces two charges

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.

Alcohol off limits for some

Nationwide charity event encouraging people to give up alcohol during February while raising money to support young people with alcohol or drug-related problems.

Extra 5000 young travellers expected in Dunedin

Extra 5000 young travellers expected in Dunedin

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.

Public help police after robbery

Police continue to investigate information from the public following the armed robbery of a Halfway Bush dairy on Sunday night.

Shopkeeper flees masked, gun-wielding robber

Shopkeeper flees masked, gun-wielding robber

A Dunedin shopkeeper said he had no time to think when a masked man pulled a gun and demanded "Kronic".

Four injured after car rolls 100m

Four people were injured, two seriously, after a car rolled 100m down a steep bank near Millers Flat last night.

Steepest street bus ride 'foolish'

Steepest street bus ride 'foolish'

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.

Iron gates go missing

Old ornate wrought iron gates are being targeted by thieves looking to make a quick buck, Dunedin police say.

Drink-driver caught napping

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.