Hamish McNeilly

Helicopter rescues injured hula-hooper

Helicopter rescues injured hula-hooper

A hula hoop injury sparked a helicopter rescue at Aramoana on Saturday.

Shark repellent stops panic

Shark repellent stops panic

A Dunedin surfer who used to panic on hearing the shark bell sound at St Clair is panicking no more.

Drop in deployments of AOS

The country's armed offender squads are being deployed less, with fewer call-outs in their sights, police say.

Hikoi opens young eyes

Hikoi opens young eyes

Troubled youth - including the children of rival North Island gangs - were inspired by a visit to Dunedin.

Boys helping in the 'hood'

Boys helping in the 'hood'

Everybody loves a good neighbour.

Four years' jail for GBH

A Dunedin teen sent to prison for a brutal assault was warned to stop his violent behaviour or risk his child growing up to see him behind bars.

'Aladdin's Cave' of loot stolen in city

'Aladdin's Cave' of loot stolen in city

Dunedin Central Police Station gym resembled Aladdin's Cave yesterday, with hundreds of items of stolen loot laid out.

Symposium on art of ta moko

Symposium on art of ta moko

A major ta moko symposium - including live work by artists - will be held in Dunedin next month.

Arrest after buses shot at; windows shattered

Arrest after buses shot at; windows shattered

A passenger on her way to work in Dunedin yesterday heard a ''pop'' and watched in horror as a bus window shattered in an alleged drive-by shooting.

Police warn public about travelling 'shoulder-surfers'

Police warn public about travelling 'shoulder-surfers'

Police have released photographs of two men, who they say are prolific shoulder-surfing offenders, targeting unsuspecting elderly victims.