Hamish McNeilly

Fireworks festivities leave mark on gardens

Fireworks festivities leave mark on gardens

Guy Fawkes started with a bang and ended in a fizzer for Jeff Dickie.

Reaction to nuts severe

A teenage supermarket worker was rushed to hospital yesterday following a severe allergic reaction to nuts.

Three dead in Wanaka crash

Three dead in Wanaka crash

Three overseas tourists are dead following a horror smash near Luggate this afternoon. 

Race day security guard 'hit with high-heel'

Race day security guard 'hit with high-heel'

A security guard was allegedly assaulted with a high-heeled shoe by a female reveller at Melbourne Cup Race Day at Wingatui on Tuesday.

Ute case traced back to craving for coffee

Ute case traced back to craving for coffee

The mystery over the disappearance of a ute, later found parked and locked near where it was stolen from, has been solved.

'Rack page' founder fires parting shot

'Rack page' founder fires parting shot

The student behind the notorious ''Rack Appreciation Society'' Facebook page may no longer be at the University of Otago, but with a new sign he is still stirring up controversy.

Pedestrian hit by milk tanker dies

Pedestrian hit by milk tanker dies

A teenager hit by a milk tanker while walking on State Highway 1 at Maheno early on Sunday has died.

Alleged sexual assault in Invercargill

Alleged sexual assault in Invercargill

Police are appealing for information following an alleged sexual assault in Invercargill this morning.

Missing Dunedin teen found

Missing Dunedin teen found

A missing Dunedin teen has been found sleeping in a Lower Hutt hospital.

Police censure 'idiots'

Police censure 'idiots'

Police have slammed fireworks-wielding ''idiots'' after people were spotted firing skyrockets from their cars.