Hamish McNeilly

How far home hunters can stretch their dollar in Otago

How far home hunters can stretch their dollar in Otago

The average national asking price for a home has topped half a million dollars for the first time. The Otago Daily Times takes a look at what you can get around the province for that money.

Mother,child flee from burning car

A mother  and her toddler escaped from a fire which destroyed their vehicle yesterday.

Are these yours?

Are these yours?

Dunedin Police are wanting to reunite stolen property with its rightful owners.

Mum and toddler escape car inferno

Mum and toddler escape car inferno

A mum and toddler escaped a fire which destroyed their vehicle in Gore today.

Three couch fires overnight

Three couch fires overnight

The Fire Service were called to three couch fires in the student quarter over night.

Book about Bain killings withdrawn

A new book about the Bain murders has been withdrawn from sale from a Dunedin bookstore.

Companies address fuel theft loophole

Companies address fuel theft loophole

A loophole which allowed a petrol station owner to covertly steal thousands of dollars worth of fuel, has been closed.

Devoy declines comment on foreign drivers issue

Devoy declines comment on foreign drivers issue

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy has declined to comment on the issue of foreign drivers.

Petrol station owner stole fuel

Petrol station owner stole fuel

The owner of a Dunedin petrol station used his inside knowledge to covertly steal thousands of litres of fuel from petrol retailers.

Public warned off taking car keys

Legal experts, police, the Ministry of Transport, the Rental Vehicle Association and even Prime Minister John Key have now warned against the practice of snatching keys.