Timothy Brown

Arrests after cops called out to school

Arrests after cops called out to school

Two bandanna-clad men have been charged with disorderly behaviour likely to cause violence after going to Taieri College during school time to confront a pupil, police say.

Police weekend watch on speed, drink-driving

Police weekend watch on speed, drink-driving

Southern police are reminding motorists travelling during the coming long weekend that any speed over the limit can be targeted with a ticket.

'Party' creator says no offence

'Party' creator says no offence

The creator of a Facebook ''party'' themed on a harassed Dunedin woman says the event is intended to be ''harmless'' fun and he will happily remove it if it is causing distress.

Police want 'lazy' habit to stop

Police want 'lazy' habit to stop

It is only a matter of time until someone is hurt - or worse, if the stop sign at Allanton is not adhered to, Sergeant Warren Kemp says.

Man pleads not guilty over sex charges

A man facing sex charges has pleaded not guilty to the allegations.

Aspirationally positive plans

Aspirationally positive plans

Superintendent Andrew Coster has led the Southern police district through numerous changes and difficulties during the past 18 months. The district has a set of challenges unique to its geography, but Supt Coster has a plan. He tells reporter Timothy Brown about the legacy he hopes to leave behind.

Tight spot for team

Alternative arrangements have been made for the Pirates senior rugby team, but the disappearance of its playing strip remains a mystery.

Pizza chain to add jobs

About 40 jobs are expected to be created with the expansion of Domino's Pizza in the Dunedin area.

Policing changes get qualified support

Changes to Mosgiel policing have received some buy-in from the community, but doubts remain over their effectiveness.

Pirates victims of dirty deed

Pirates victims of dirty deed

Pirates' senior rugby team is facing the prospect of a nude alternative strip after its playing kit was stolen at the weekend.