Hamish McNeilly

Residents urged to secure firearms

Residents urged to secure firearms

Milburn residents are urged to secure firearms following a tip-off that an escaped prisoner might try to obtain a gun.

Serious crash on Southern Motorway

Serious crash on Southern Motorway

Four people have been seriously injured in a collision on Dunedin's Southern Motorway tonight.

'Please hand yourself in'

'Please hand yourself in'

The mother of escaped prisoner Stephen Maddren has made an emotional plea for her son to give himself up.

Bain compo payout 'back on the table'

Bain compo payout 'back on the table'

David Bain's quest for compensation may be ''back on the table'' with confirmation a substantive hearing will be held later this year.

Neighbour not told of prison escape

Neighbour not told of prison escape

The first Noel Weir knew about a prisoner escaping was when he noticed a large police presence near his Milburn home - but authorities say he failed to give them an updated phone number.

111 call after 'thump, thump' on roof

111 call after 'thump, thump' on roof

Police are unable to rule out an escaped prisoner might have been on the roof of a Milburn home yesterday.

Chase policy not breached, police believe

Chase policy not breached, police believe A 16-year-old unlicensed driver remains in Dunedin Hospital with serious injuries after crashing while fleeing police at Clarks Junction.

Burglaries spur property reminder

A series of burglaries over the holiday weekend has prompted a reminder to residents to secure property.

Balloon's trip 30km into space hits spot

Balloon's trip 30km into space hits spot

The Dunedin Space Programme had lift-off.

Changes to stay

Last year's ''well publicised issues'' concerning operators and cruise ship passengers at Port Otago are over.