Hamish McNeilly

Help for drunken students

Help for drunken students

Drunken students arrested by police are now being referred to health authorities, as part of a pilot project aimed at helping their battle with booze.

Police work to ID body on beach

Police work to ID body on beach

Police are working to identify a woman whose body was found on Dunedin's St Clair beach this morning.

Threatening signs 'bit of a strange one'

Mysterious signs complaining about weeds in a farmer's paddock have taken a threatening twist.

Gang members defect as Bandidos set up in South

Gang members defect as Bandidos set up in South

Rival Dunedin gang members have pledged allegiance to outlaw motorcycle gang Bandidos, which has set up a probationary chapter in the city.

Cut in police station opening hours surprises

Mosgiel community leaders are disappointed the opening hours of the town's police station have been halved.

Police targeting intersections

Police targeting intersections

Police will monitor three Mosgiel intersections as part of a two-month campaign aimed at reducing crashes.

Businesses demand Air NZ answers

Businesses demand Air NZ answers

The chief executive of Air New Zealand has been invited to Dunedin to hear concerns from the business community about the axing of a late-night flights.

Police defend prevention policy

Police defend prevention policy

The Southern district's top policeman has rejected a claim police are not attending smaller crimes as the organisation undergoes major changes.

Big numbers expected for sporting double-header

Thousands of sporting fans are expected to converge on Forsyth Barr Stadium for this weekend's sporting double-header.

Back on track today

The main south rail line is expected to reopen today after close inspection of the track revealed considerable damage following a mass derailment on Wednesday.