Hamish McNeilly

Plea from victim's mother

Plea from victim's mother

The Dunedin mother of a victim who had her head split open with an axe is campaigning for tougher penalties for offenders who breach protection orders.

Ex-Dunedin man foils would-be bomber

Ex-Dunedin man foils would-be bomber

A former Dunedin man turned Sydney-based policeman helped foil a would-be bomber from exacting revenge on a doctor he blamed for his blindness.

Jackpot as parking meter pays out

Jackpot as parking meter pays out

A lucky motorist hit the jackpot in central Dunedin yesterday, thanks to a malfunctioning parking machine.

Body in Wellington Harbour ex-Dunedin man

The man whose body was pulled out of Wellington Harbour is formerly of Dunedin.

Motorway crash probe continues

Motorway crash probe continues

Dunedin police say they know why an elderly driver ended up driving the wrong way on a Dunedin motorway this week, but cannot say while the investigation continues.

Maddren's mum 'really, really happy'

Maddren's mum 'really, really happy'

The mother of recaptured prisoner Stephen Maddren is ''really happy'' her son is safe.

Horror crash: 'They see the signs at the last minute'

Horror crash: 'They see the signs at the last minute'

Residents of the street where an elderly woman drove on to a Dunedin motorway the wrong way, causing a horror smash, say action is needed to prevent fatalities.

Backlash after motorway crash post draws apology from Gigatown

The organisers of a Dunedin campaign for better internet have issued an apology following social media posts made after a serious car crash.

Fugitive told friend he would escape

Fugitive told friend he would escape

Fugitive Stephen Maddren told a friend he was going to be the first person to escape from the Otago Corrections Facility in Milburn.

Residents urged to secure firearms

Residents urged to secure firearms

Milburn residents are urged to secure firearms following a tip-off that an escaped prisoner might try to obtain a gun.