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Warning after thefts from cars

Warning after thefts from cars

Police are asking residents in the Mornington-Belleknowes area to be vigilant after three incidents of theft were reported this week.

Houpapa appeal dismissed

Houpapa appeal dismissed

A man convicted of offences including assault, rape, dangerous driving and abduction has failed to have his sentence reduced.

Stabbing in central Dunedin

Stabbing in central Dunedin

A man was admitted to Dunedin Hospital following a stabbing in central Dunedin early this morning.

St Clair fire treated as suspicious (+ video)

St Clair fire treated as suspicious (+ video)

Police are treating a fire that extensively damaged a unit in the Dunedin yesterday as suspicious.

Fire in Dunedin unit

Fire in Dunedin unit

Firefighters in Dunedin tackled a fire this morning which threatened to spread to nearby units.

Rugby: Blues need to rediscover their attacking mojo

Rugby: Blues need to rediscover their attacking mojo

As the Blues prepare for a rare late-afternoon match against the Rebels at Eden Park on Saturday, one thing in particular should be occupying their minds - rediscovering their attacking mojo.

Nasa balloon launch postponed again

Nasa balloon launch postponed again

Nasa has again postponed the launch of its high pressure balloon from Wanaka Airport.

Arson charge after Invercargill house fire

Arson charge after Invercargill house fire

A 39-year-old man has been charged with arson following a fire that destroyed an Invercargill home this week.

Milton house seized in drug bust

Milton house seized in drug bust

Police have seized a house in Milton they described as a 'drug-dealing den' and two people face drug charges following operations yesterday and today.

Brain scans show how LSD mimics mind of a baby

Brain scans show how LSD mimics mind of a baby

Scientists have for the first time scanned the brains of people using LSD and found the psychedelic drug frees the brain to become less compartmentalised and more like the mind of a baby.