Timothy Brown

Police break up unruly flat party

Police break up unruly flat  party

Four students were arrested and a stereo seized from a drunken party in Stafford St yesterday.

Engine issue stops flight

Engine issue stops flight

An engine issue grounded a Christchurch bound flight at Dunedin International Airport yesterday, but Air New Zealand has kept tight lipped about the problems.

Charges after car hits tree

Instead of Gone in 60 Seconds, a Balclutha woman found her alleged car stealing exploits were over in 60 seconds.

Mystery hitchhiker identified

Mystery hitchhiker identified

A man police were hoping to speak to in regards to the search for missing tourist Christine Lenicker has been identified.

Driver admits killing friends in Green Island crash

Driver admits killing friends in Green Island crash

The learner driver of an illegally modified Honda has admitted killing two Mosgiel siblings, as further details of the horror crash emerge.

'Someone else's life' dropped off at op-shop

'Someone else's life' dropped off at op-shop

Dunedin artist Sam Sharpe recently uncovered a ''real treasure trove'' of World War 1 memorabilia and family mementoes during his daily second-hand shopping expedition.

Prepare for jail - judge

Prepare for jail - judge

The tourist responsible for the death of Oamaru 5-year-old Ruby Jay Marris has been told to prepare himself for jail.

Call to support new pool

Call to support new pool

The Taieri Communities Facilities Trust hopes the wider Dunedin community will support its push for a new aquatics centre in Mosgiel.

Sex assaults increase 44%

Sex assaults increase 44%

The Southern district is safe despite a 44% increase in sexual assaults last year, police say.

'No panic' over roll decline

'No panic' over roll decline

A decline in student rolls led by an almost 10% drop in domestic first-year students is ''by no means a disaster'', the University of Otago says.