Otago Daily Times: National News

Prisoner escapes from hospital

A prisoner escaped from a North Island hospital last night.

Insidious path of violence

In 2012, more than 100,000 New Zealand children witnessed family violence and statistics suggest more than a third of New Zealand women will experience physical or sexual violence from an intimate partner in their lifetime. The stressors which trigger family violence are often heightened during the holiday period. Timothy Brown speaks to a victim of family violence and finds out what you can do to curb the problem.

Teen's gun antics spark full police response

Teen's gun antics spark full police response

An 18-year-old put himself and his family at risk as armed police swooped on his Auckland home, after he allegedly waved a replica gun around while driving.

'A complete horror story'

'A complete horror story'

A computer gamer who bashed and critically injured his baby boy has been sentenced to jail for the act described as "a complete horror story".

Tourists find safety tips on steering wheels

Tourists find safety tips on steering wheels

Tourists renting cars across the country will now find simple road safety tips on the steering wheels.

Armed response over teen's fake weapon

A full scale armed police response was sent to the home of an unsuspecting teenager after a member of the public reported seeing him wave a gun out a car window - but it turned out the weapon was a fake.

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