Hamish McNeilly

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.

Safety lesson goes awry

Safety lesson goes awry

Firefighters had to assist a young boy whose leg was caught in a bike during a cycle safety lesson.

Property check urged for missing woman

Property check urged for missing woman

Taieri residents are urged to check their properties for a Mosgiel woman not seen since Tuesday night.

Port police cut defended

Police have defended a decision to cut Port Chalmers policing numbers in half.

Court 'hat hair' fear spurs illicit styling

Fear of ''hat hair'' before his court appearance this week prompted a Dunedin man to style his locks with stolen hair gel, police say.

Train derails north of Dunedin

Train derails north of Dunedin

An investigation is underway following a large derailment near Palmerston this morning.