Hamish McNeilly

Police yet to decide whether to fill constable position

Police yet to decide whether to fill constable position

Police are yet to decide if a vacant constable position in Waikouaiti will be filled.

Haig may resume compensation bid

Haig may resume compensation bid

Rex Haig may again look at seeking compensation after the outcome of David Bain's bid. Mr Haig (67), who now lives in Dunedin, spent 10 years in prison for the murder of Mark Roderique, who went missing while on a fishing trip off Westland on Mr Haig's boat, Antares, in 1994.

Benefits crackdown over arrest warrants

Benefits crackdown over arrest warrants

A tough new policy cracking down on beneficiaries with unresolved arrest warrants has resulted in the issuing of thousands of alerts, with more than 100 in the South.

Sophie Elliott's dad accuses Govt of soft stance

Sophie Elliott's dad accuses Govt of soft stance

The father of murder victim Sophie Elliott says the Government is pretending to take a hard line with penalising offenders.

Waka believed from the 1500s

The historic waka unearthed from Papanui Inlet was used in the 1500s, it has been revealed.

Mornington attack: 'All I saw was blood'

Mornington attack: 'All I saw was blood'

A man hit with a golf club yesterday and then kicked while he lay on the ground in the Dunedin suburb of Mornington remains in Dunedin Hospital today under police guard.

Thefts from vehicles spur police move

Thefts from vehicles spur police move

Police will bolster their presence in North Dunedin after dozens of thefts from vehicles, and they are asking the public to help catch the offenders.

Armed police descend after Dunedin street violence

Armed police descend after Dunedin street violence

Two men have been taken into custody after armed police were called to a street fight in Dunedin this afternoon.

Refunds for Monster Slide

People holding tickets for the cancelled Monster Slide event in Dunedin will be issued full refunds, the ticketing agency says.

Chopper to rescue after fall off track

A helicopter with a winch is on its way to Milford Sound, after a person fell into water and could not get out.