Hamish McNeilly

Power out in West Harbour

Power out in West Harbour

Power remains out across the West Harbour area tonight.

Armed police cordoned Invercargill Street

Armed police cordoned Invercargill Street

Armed police cordoned of a south Invercargill street this afternoon.

Police warning to students over fires

Police warning to students over fires

University of Otago students involved in couch fires will face the wrath of the courts and the proctor, police say.

Shotgun found; man charged

Shotgun found; man charged

Police have charged a man after they recovered a sawn-off shotgun used in a Dunedin home invasion.

'I knew it wasn't going to be good news'

'I knew it wasn't going to be good news' Life changed for Phil Cole, frontman of the High St cable car project, when he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia.

Man in court over home invasion

Man in court over home invasion

A man is to appear in court on a charge of aggravated burglary, following an alleged home invasion.

'You will be caught' - students warned

'You will be caught' - students warned

Otago students buying illicit drugs online, wanting to make quick money, have prompted a blunt warning from a chief Customs officer: ''You will be caught''.

'Medical event' precipitates crash

'Medical event' precipitates crash

An elderly driver suffered a medical event moments before accelerating, causing a vehicle to spin and a bus to crash on its side, police say.

Huge spread electorate's biggest issue

Hamish McNeilly profiles Te Tai Tonga, the southern Maori electorate long dominated by the name Tirikatene.

Student pleads guilty on two drug charges

Student pleads guilty on two drug charges

A  Dunedin student charged with nine drug related offences has pleaded guilty on two cannabis offences