Hamish McNeilly

Fire family reckon Scooby's the top dog

Fire family reckon Scooby's the top dog

He has little to say, but this canine's actions speak louder than words could anyway.

A man walks into a police station . . .

A man walks into a police station . . .

Took a scooter to the police station, nek minnit. 

MP slams sign taggers

MP slams sign taggers

National MP Michael Woodhouse has slammed the defacing of electoral billboards as ''a thuggish and ignorant act of vandalism'', as opponents boast online about other signs to tag.

Lock up homes: police warning

Lock up homes: police warning

Taieri residents are urged not to be complacent when securing their property, or in reporting crime.

Graffiti attack 'work of idiots'

Graffiti attack 'work of idiots'

A graffiti attack on a St Clair building was the ''work of idiots'', the South Coast Boardriders Association president says.

Three-strikes jail influx is yet to materialise

Three-strikes jail influx is yet to materialise

Three-strikes legislation for criminal offenders took effect four years ago, amid claims it would ''fill prisons''. Hamish McNeilly looks at the outcome so far.

Police still observing, prosecuting dodgy driving

Could this be Dunedin's dumbest driver?

'Gutless' to target 90-year-old

'Gutless' to target 90-year-old

A 90-year-old war veteran targeted by ''gutless'' teenage burglars says at their age he was fighting for his country.

Family disturbed by killing of cat

Family disturbed by killing of cat

The death of a tabby cat - shot multiple times near its central Dunedin home - has appalled its owners.