Timothy Brown

Bezett blockade at an end

Bezett blockade at an end

A Dunedin city councillor has backed down from his blockade.

Action on BYO 'bullies'

Action on BYO 'bullies'

Drunken, bullying young people have prompted authorities and restaurants to clamp down on BYO drinking sessions in Dunedin.

Third teen sought over crime spree

Third teen sought over crime spree

Police believe another teen may have been involved in the string of petty crime which plagued Abbotsford and Green Island in recent weeks.

Bullying by 'rogue councillor' claimed

Bullying by 'rogue councillor' claimed

A Portobello Rd resident is threatening legal action against a Dunedin city councillor amid claims of what he calls ''bullying'' in a neighbourhood dispute.

Southern abortions buck national trend

The number of abortions performed on Southern women increased between 2011 and 2013, bucking the national decline in the procedure.

Findings difficult to accept

Findings difficult to accept

The mother of slain siblings Bradley and Ellen Livingstone refuses to accept that authorities could not have saved her children's lives.

Petty crime continues after Abbotsford warning

Abbotsford continues to be plagued by petty crime.

Prison staff, police slated

A dysfunctional and uncaring culture at the Otago Corrections Facility meant Jai Davis' death went unnoticed for more than five hours after he became unconscious from a drug overdose, Coroner David Crerar has found.

No police dismissed over case

No police dismissed over case

No police officers were stood down or dismissed over their failings in the Livingstone case.

Police, Corrections criticised over prison death

Police, Corrections criticised over prison death

A Coroner has criticised police and the Department of Corrections for their roles in the death of remand prisoner Jai Davis at a South Otago jail.