One of Otago's top policewomen has been seconded to the West
Coast to lead the troubled area through restructuring of its
The mother of a Dunedin woman who had been brutally stabbed
and left for dead says her family will live in fear for the
rest of their lives after confirmation the offender will be
released this month.
Tensions are rising in Brighton Rd as reports of more than 30
freedom campers cramming into the Ocean View Reserve become
Off-duty volunteer lifeguards rescued five swimmers who were
caught in a rip at the unpatrolled St Kilda Beach yesterday.
Robbies Bar and Bistro owners Joy and Warren Jones are
feeling lucky despite a trip to the emergency department
after a fire at the restaurant last night.
A high-risk violent offender who used a child as a human
shield during an armed stand-off with police in Otago will be
released from prison this month after more than six years
people were taken to hospital after a crash involving a
campervan driven by a German tourist near Karitane yesterday.
More than $20 million of outstanding fines are owed in Otago
and Southland from the past five years and almost $6 million
A young Dunedin boy needed hospital treatment after being
attacked by an escaped police dog, it has been revealed.
The chokehold killer of a Dunedin man remains behind bars
because of the high risk he presents to the community, the
parole board says.
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