Hamish McNeilly

Key taker: 'You've got to do something'

Key taker: 'You've  got to do something'

An incensed Dunedin man took car keys from a tourist who had stopped to take photos on Otago Peninsula, causing eight vehicles to back up on the narrow road.

'Unprecedented demand' results in *555 calls unconnected

'Unprecedented demand' results in *555  calls unconnected

Unconnected calls to *555 on Saturday night were because of ''unprecedented demand'', police say.

Something for all at Armageddon expo

Something for all at Armageddon expo

Spare a thought for Warren Goodwin.

Charges laid over horse gear loss claim

An alleged insurance fraud involving the reported theft of thousands of dollars worth of horse gear from a Middlemarch property has resulted in police charges.

Dunedin constable stood down

Dunedin constable stood down

A Dunedin-based constable has been stood down and an investigation launched, police have confirmed.

Students help police nab burglar

Students help police nab burglar

Students helped police nab a burglar this morning.

Four Mosgiel police may move to city in 'area-based model'

Four Mosgiel police may move to city in 'area-based model'

Police are investigating moving Mosgiel CIB staff to Dunedin, it has been revealed.

New look for police

New look for police

Otago Coastal Area commander Inspector Jason Guthrie, of Dunedin, has his hair shaved by Jordan Hill (23) as part of a fundraising event in the Octagon yesterday.

Police reviewing Blackhead Rd intersection

Police reviewing Blackhead Rd intersection

Police are reviewing the road layout and signage at a Blackhead Rd intersection, in Dunedin, following the death of two Korean nationals.

Scam call to Mosgiel pensioner 'coincidence'

The case of a Mosgiel pensioner who almost lost $16,000 to a scammer was an ''unfortunate coincidence''.