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Homicide inquiry in Invercargill

Homicide inquiry in Invercargill

Invercargill police have opened a homicide inquiry following the death of 28-year-old man last night.

Body found in Riverton search

Body found in Riverton search

Police have recovered the body of a 23 year-old man after he jumped from the Riverton Bridge late last night.

Search warrants lead to drug bust

Search warrants lead to drug bust

The execution of four search warrants in Dunedin and Queenstown has led to the siezure of drugs with a street value of $200,000 and the arrest of one man. 

Police appoint new Southern commander

Police appoint new Southern commander

A police officer responsible for the co-ordination and planning of security for the Rio Olympics has been appointed the new Southern District Commander.

Bullet holes found in water supply tanks

Bullet holes found in water supply tanks

Water tanks near Pomahaka have been riddled with bullet holes, apparently from a .22 rifle.

Murder accused in court

A man appeared in the Invercargill District Court today on a charge of murder.

Dogs put down after vicious attack

Dogs put down after vicious attack

Two dogs have been put down after attacking a Palmerston man, leaving him with severe injuries.

Eight arrested in Waimate drug bust

Eight arrested in Waimate drug bust

Police swooped on 18 homes in the Waimate area today, arresting eight people and seizing drugs including methamphetamine, LSD and synthetic cannabis.

Fears for safety of missing Gore woman

Fears for safety of missing Gore woman

Police fear for the safety of missing Gore woman Bernese Ann Fiveash.

Cricket: De Villiers denies Ashwin has his number

Cricket: De Villiers denies Ashwin has his number

South Africa one-day captain has AB de Villiers swatted aside suggestions that India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin could prove his nemesis in the five-match series in Kanpur.