Arson

Arsonist sets wheelie bins ablaze

Arsonist sets wheelie bins ablaze

A wheelie-bin arsonist left mounds of melted plastic and a Dunedin suburb ''saturated'' with police patrols yesterday morning.

Suspected arsons in city overnight

Suspected arsons in city overnight

Police are investigation two suspected arsons in Dunedin overnight.

String of blazes stretches fire crews

String of blazes stretches fire crews

Fires raged up and down the country yesterday stretching emergency services to "maximum capacity".

Charged with arson after fire

Charged with arson after fire

A 38-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly deliberately setting fire to a Mosgiel house on Christmas night.

Arson charge after luxury home razed

A man has been charged with burning down his multimillion-dollar luxury home in the Bay of Islands.

Arson arrest after forest fire spate

A 71-year-old man has been arrested and charged with arson following a spate of forest fires near Nelson.

Partygoers thought behind scrub fire

Revellers at a party are believed to have set off two flares that started a large scrub fire in Northland today.

Man admits Cuba Mall arson

A man who set fire to his car in a central Wellington pedestrian mall on election day last year has pleaded guilty to arson.

Police seek public help solving spate of arsons

Police seek public help solving spate of arsons

Dunedin police have made a plea for help from the public after nine suspicious fires were lit in the city at the weekend.

Man held after LA arson spree

Man held after LA arson spree

Los Angeles Police Charlie Beck said he is confident authorities have their man after a person of interest was detained in connection with dozens of arson fires.

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