Hamish McNeilly

Driver fatigue caused student's death, coroner finds

A road trip ended in tragedy for a University of Otago student last year.

London posting for officer

London posting for officer

Southland area commander Superintendent Barry Taylor has been appointed as the New Zealand Police representative to London.

Swimming pool issues being addressed during shutdown

Swimming pool issues being addressed during shutdown

The ongoing technical issues with the Balclutha Centennial Swimming Pool could soon be over, as the council closes the pool today for its annual maintenance and some remedial work.

Bluegrass out of time: commission

A pokie trust established to fund the racing industry has been shut down following revelations a racing identity covertly manipulated grants.

Book of Chris Knox's art being crowd funded

Book of Chris Knox's art being crowd funded

New Zealand music legend Chris Knox is back painting again, after a debilitating stroke five years ago and supporters now hope to release a book of his distinctive art.

Sunbed suspected of sparking blaze

Sunbed suspected of sparking blaze

A sunbed is suspected of causing a fire which forced a couple to flee their Otago Peninsula home with only the clothes they were wearing, firefighters say.

Apology, but complaint over Bain jokes not upheld

Apology, but complaint over Bain jokes not upheld

The Bain case has been likened to that of OJ Simpson, in a decision about a controversial 7Days joke aired on TV3.

Card tracking experiment just the ticket

Card tracking experiment just the ticket

A Dunedin social experiment is going worldwide.

Just stop, driver begs

Just stop, driver begs

Every day, a Dunedin-based locomotive driver has a near miss with a motorist.

Opoho trapper spoken to

Police have spoken to the man who set possum traps in the Dunedin Town Belt.