Slow down or risk killing a child. That is the message from
Dunedin police after bus drivers contacted them this week
concerned about the number of drivers speeding past school
Suggestions by the Justice Ministry on methods of tackling
knife crime have been greeted with cynicism and doubt in the
The back-breaking work will continue for Wenita forest crews
as long as no rain falls at the Mt Allan forestry block after
820ha of land was damaged in a fire last month.
It is unclear exactly when the Beach Hotel in St Kilda will
reopen as the landlord tries to recover "a substantial
amount" owed by the former lessee.
A "massive" rip off Dunedin's St Clair beach swept six
surfers hundreds of metres out to sea on Monday.
Letters to some elderly people telling them their housework
assistance is being stopped will be sent out this week, the
Otago District Health Board says.
Two Dunedin flatmates had an unexpected dinner guest on
Monday night when a woman drove through their living-room
Repeated vandalism to saplings in the Otago Museum reserve is
"pretty disappointing", the Dunedin City Council says.
The first batch of the southern police trained to use Tasers
are now waiting for their new stun guns to be dispatched.
Three Dunedin city councillors took to the streets on
Saturday night to familiarise themselves with what goes on in
the central city in the wee hours.
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