Hamish McNeilly

'Rack' site originator proves media-shy

The University of Otago student who set up a notorious social media page - where explicit images of young women were shared without their consent - proved media-shy himself yesterday.

'Why didn't they do something?'

'Why didn't they do something?'

A devastated family is demanding answers after a heavily pregnant mother of three died in Dunedin Hospital two days after she was sent home from Southland Hospital still complaining of chest pains.

'Holy hell, that's a bomb'

 'Holy hell, that's a bomb'

A box containing an old train set - and what was believed to be a corroded mortar bomb - triggered a major police callout in central Dunedin yesterday.

Meeuws' ta moko tells his stories

Meeuws' ta moko tells his stories

Kees Meeuws has no plans to stop getting ta moko.

Crash driver 'lucky'

Crash driver 'lucky'

The driver of a rural post vehicle which crashed into a locomotive at a South Otago level crossing yesterday had an ''extremely lucky escape'', police say.

Worth coming to South to get own house

Worth coming to South to get own house

Young couples desperate to get on the property ladder are moving south. And no wonder.

New strategies working for police

New strategies working for police

Trust and confidence in Southern police is the highest in the country at 83%, according to a recent survey.

Firearm concerns led to arrest over ammunition

A phone call from a person concerned that a man might be armed with a firearm resulted in the arrest of two men in Dunedin.

Large haul netted in Invercargill drug raid

Large haul netted in Invercargill drug raid

Crystal meth and a large quantity of LSD were seized by police in an armed search warrant executed in Invercargill this morning.

Dragged dog fell off ute

Dragged dog fell off ute

A horrified caller contacted police after seeing a dog being dragged by a ute around a Dunedin suburb yesterday.