Meet the South's new top policeman. Inspector Andrew Coster,
of Auckland, has been confirmed as the new Southern District
Cheers, jeers and even a yellow card were dealt to
mayoral and council hopefuls at the often entertaining end to
a two-night election forum in Opoho last night.
The Waikato man who raised questions over marks visible on
Robin Bain's thumb in photographs taken at the scene of the
unsolved Bain family killings is calling for police to
investigate potentially ''significant'' other markings.
Shocking CCTV footage taken in Dunedin shows a man brutally
smashing a stolen pet rabbit against a wall before tossing
its lifeless body over a fence.
Two Dunedin teens have admitted stealing and then beating a
much-loved pet lamb to death.
Toby Kravet wants his ashes scattered on the mountain where
he almost died last month.
The family of slain farm worker Justin McFarlane are
''struggling'' to come to terms with his brutal death as they
prepare for the funeral of a beloved son, brother and father.
Confirmation New Zealand Post was changing mail delivery
targets before the local body elections next month will not
impact on voting.
Police are on the beat and delivering crime prevention advice
to Dunedin communities.
Two passengers flung from a crashed vehicle near Dunedin
yesterday are lucky to be alive, police say.
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