Hamish McNeilly

Indecent exposure alleged

Police are looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to two schoolgirls on Thursday.

Man nabbed after stopping to count loot

An alleged burglar who was spotted counting a wad of cash outside an Invercargill property was apprehended by police when he apparently went in search of more loot.

Stand-by airfares extended to public

Stand-by airfares extended to public

Cheap airfares have been cleared for take-off and Dunedin is the first airport in the country to offer Air New Zealand travellers stand-by fares.

Whistleblower dismissed by security firm

The whistleblower who exposed a Dunedin-based security firm for helping staff "cheat" on its NZQA exams has been fired.

Fewer prisoners test positive for drugs

The Department of Corrections is cracking down on contraband in the country's prisons, released information reveals.

Event managers show interest in stadium

Dunedin is set to benefit from the lucrative conference and event industry, with the Forsyth Barr Stadium attracting interest from both sides of the Tasman.

Convicted offenders to pay

A $50 levy will be imposed, from next month, on people convicted of offences, in a move to help victims of serious crime.

Awards not sweet for Cadbury

Awards not sweet for Cadbury

Cadbury is vowing to regain its top spot, after the chocolate giant discovered its support with the public had melted away in the latest survey of New Zealand's most trusted brand.

'Act of God' defence unlikely to reduce fine

'Act of God' defence unlikely to reduce fine

A Christchurch man is fighting the Dunedin City Council over an "act of God", but his claims of being unfairly issued with a parking ticket have been rejected.

Gardens Tavern fetches $1.75m

Gardens Tavern fetches $1.75m

Last drinks at the Gardens Tavern came at a cost - with the University of Otago confirming the price it paid for the Castle St pub.