There had been a ''noticeable decrease'' in the number of
drink drivers apprehended in the South since lower levels
were introduced, police say.
It's a tale of two kitties.
The welding of a
railway track triggered a grass fire, forcing the partial
closure of State Highway 1 near Henley yesterday afternoon.
Police are investigating a large number of burglaries around
the Dunedin area, including the theft of $4500 worth of
Vandals smashed a leadlight window and snapped ornamental
crosses at a Dunedin chapel, leaving the church counting the
Deaths on Otago roads last year were the highest in six
Southern police are pleased with driver behaviour over the
busy Christmas holiday period, with fewer crashes recorded.
The quick action of neighbours helped minimise the effects of
an electrical fire at a Dunedin home.
Off-duty lifeguards saved two visiting teenage girls caught
in a rip off St Clair Beach on Saturday.
She has brain trauma, a broken eye socket, a shattered
cheekbone, a broken nose and a broken lower and upper jaw.
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