Hamish McNeilly

Four years' jail for GBH

A Dunedin teen sent to prison for a brutal assault was warned to stop his violent behaviour or risk his child growing up to see him behind bars.

'Aladdin's Cave' of loot stolen in city

'Aladdin's Cave' of loot stolen in city

Dunedin Central Police Station gym resembled Aladdin's Cave yesterday, with hundreds of items of stolen loot laid out.

Symposium on art of ta moko

Symposium on art of ta moko

A major ta moko symposium - including live work by artists - will be held in Dunedin next month.

Arrest after buses shot at; windows shattered

Arrest after buses shot at; windows shattered

A passenger on her way to work in Dunedin yesterday heard a ''pop'' and watched in horror as a bus window shattered in an alleged drive-by shooting.

Police warn public about travelling 'shoulder-surfers'

Police warn public about travelling 'shoulder-surfers'

Police have released photographs of two men, who they say are prolific shoulder-surfing offenders, targeting unsuspecting elderly victims.

Warning after pin numbers targeted

Warning after pin numbers targeted

Shoulder-surfing ''mongrels'' have prompted a warning from police.

Man charged over 'severe burns' to 3-year-old

Man charged over 'severe burns' to 3-year-old

A man has been charged with assaulting a child, who remains in Dunedin Hospital with serious burns.

Never again - granddad

Never again - granddad

A Dunedin grandfather convicted of supplying alcohol to two minors says he would never buy alcohol for anyone again.

New buyers to benefit

Some 4500 new first-home buyers in Dunedin, 700 in Queenstown and 2500 in Invercargill will benefit from the new KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme over the next five years, the Ministry of Building, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) estimates.

Bars slam police ops as 'creepy'

Bars slam police ops as 'creepy'

Undercover police officers drank in Dunedin bars as part of an operation targeting liquor licensing offences.