Hamish McNeilly

Horse trainer escapes injury

Horse trainer escapes injury

A dog walker watched in horror as a horse fell on a trainer yesterday morning.

Sentencing brings relief to family

Sentencing brings relief to family

The family of Justin McFarlane said justice was delivered yesterday.

Student-quarter arsons could turn fatal: police

Student-quarter arsons could turn fatal: police

Deliberately-lit property fires in the student quarter could kill someone, a detective investigating the case warns.

Indecent assault-related sightings of man sought

Police are appealing for sightings of a man on a mountain bike in relation to an alleged indecent assault in the university area of North Dunedin this week.

Flat fire: 'I just couldn't believe it'

Flat fire: 'I just couldn't believe it' Kyle Thom has lost everything. The 19-year-old was out with mates when he was called and told his flat in Dunedin's student quarter was on fire.

Scheme sees fine payments rolling in

More than $1 million has been recouped from Southern fine dodgers.

Scarfies warned lighting fires could ruin career prospects

Students caught lighting fires could ruin their career prospects, University of Otago proctor Simon Thompson says.

Party 'just got too big'

Party 'just got too big'

An annual party at a sponsored student flat has been cancelled after more than 3000 people indicated they would attend.

Reward to 'rattle a few cages'

Reward to 'rattle a few cages'

A Dunedin publican, David ''Murdoch'' Miskimmin, is offering a $1000 reward for the arrest of the ''scumbag'' who stole thousands of gold coins from his pokie machines.

Public urged to 'dob in' desecrators

The desecration of Jewish graves in Dunedin was ''gutless, shameful and ignorant'', Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy says.