Hamish McNeilly

Guilty plea but no conviction on Gambling Act charges

Rugby Southland is the latest sporting organisation to be embroiled in pokies issues.

Teens arrested after 200km 'crime spree' in stolen vehicles

Teens arrested after 200km 'crime spree' in stolen vehicles

Teenage runaways stole vehicles, petrol and even a donation box as part of a crime spree yesterday.

2012 opening for new hotel

2012 opening for new hotel

An extreme makeover to transform the former Dunedin chief post office into a 170-bedroom luxury hotel will begin early next year.

New Zealand's cheapest house

New Zealand's cheapest house

From a $7000 doer-upper in Mataura to a $15 million Auckland mansion - welcome to the highs and lows of the New Zealand property market.

Weekend of strife for southern Santas

Weekend of strife for southern Santas

Tooth fairies, verbal altercations and wayward windsurfers - it hasn't been the best of weekends for Santa.

Police kicked, spat at and bitten by couple

Police kicked, spat at and bitten by couple

Police officers were kicked, bitten and spat at by a Dunedin couple, whom they had coaxed out of bushes near the Forsyth Barr Stadium early on Saturday morning.

Happy tykes get replacement trikes

Happy tykes get replacement trikes

Happy tykes on tiny trikes greeted visitors at the Otago Polytechnic Childcare Centre yesterday, with donations bringing early Christmas cheer for staff and children alike.

Some prisoners back for Christmas

Some prisoners transferred from a prison damaged in the Canterbury earthquake on September 4 could be returned to the facility before Christmas.

Man charged after pile-up

Man charged after pile-up

A man police say was forbidden from driving caused a three-car pile-up at St Clair, Dunedin, yesterday.

'Cruel' theft leaves children trike-less

'Cruel' theft leaves children trike-less

All they want for Christmas is their trikes back.