Hamish McNeilly

Drinking no part of charity efforts

Drinking no part of charity efforts

A cancer charity fundraiser that, for some, had mutated into a viral drinking game, has shocked Southern participants.

Large rise in LSD-mimic drug interceptions

Dodgy drugs destined for Dunedin have been intercepted by New Zealand Customs, it has been revealed.

Notices issued as police target tardy drivers

Notices issued as police target tardy drivers

An hour-long driving blitz yesterday resulted in more than a dozen drivers issued with infringement notices, while one driver was found to owe taxpayers $23,000 in overdue fines.

Arrest by AOS following assault

Arrest by AOS following assault

A man who assaulted his partner was taken into custody by the armed offenders squad at a rural Southland location yesterday, police said yesterday.

'Black market' drug warning

'Black market' drug warning

Students having to be hospitalised after taking ''bad drugs'' has prompted a call for regulation.

Disappearance of woman 'suspicious'

A cold case of the disappearance of a Dunedin mother is being treated as suspicious, police say.

Officer back this week

A police officer allegedly hit with a crash helmet following the pursuit of a motorcyclist around North Dunedin will be back on the beat this week.

Victims of bashing to meet attackers

Victims of bashing to meet attackers

The victims of a group beating are set to face their teen aggressors.

Young house fire suspects nabbed

Young house fire suspects nabbed

Witnesses led police to two youths alleged to have fled the scene of a suspicious fire which destroyed two Palmerston homes yesterday.

Body found in Shotover River

Body found in Shotover River

Police have recovered the body of a 58-year-old Arrowtown man from the Shotover River.