Shawn McAvinue

Arrest follows Waverley AOS callout

Arrest follows Waverley AOS callout

A man with a knife was arrested on Saturday night after Dunedin's armed offenders squad and the police negotiating team were deployed to the Waverley house he was inside, police say.

Heat gun blamed for Glenleith fire

Heat gun blamed for Glenleith fire

A woman walks among the firefighters who extinguished a fire in her Glenleith, Dunedin, house yesterday.

Veteran to lay poppy for dad

Veteran to lay poppy for dad

War veteran Dave Hanlin has attended Dunedin's Anzac Day ceremonies as far back as he can remember.

Putting faces to names on war memorial

Putting faces to names on war memorial

Strath Taieri teenager Arthur Peat left the family farm to make the ultimate sacrifice on Gallipoli Peninsula.

Southern Motorway collision

Two women were taken to Dunedin Hospital with minor injuries after two vehicles collided on Dunedin's Southern Motorway, near Kinmont Park, about 2.30pm yesterday.

Hopes fading for missing Dunedin hunter

Hopes fading for missing Dunedin hunter

The family of a Dunedin hunter missing in South Canterbury accepts he may not be coming home.

MP urges action over puppy farms

MP urges action over puppy farms

Puppy farms and dog fighting were topics Labour's animal welfare spokesman Trevor Mallard sank his teeth into at the SPCA Otago in Dunedin yesterday.

Oarfish disappears from beach

Oarfish disappears from beach

The dead oarfish washed up at Aramoana last week has disappeared and marine experts are warning against eating its 3m-long fillets.

Foodbank wants chiller to store fruit and veg

Foodbank wants chiller to store fruit and veg

A large chiller to store fresh produce would be warmly received by a Mosgiel foodbank.

Fans dressed to impress rocker Rod

Fans dressed to impress rocker Rod

Die-hard fans are bringing out their Scottish apparel for the Rod Stewart concert in Dunedin tomorrow.