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Dunedin community

Commuting to work on my bicycle this morning, my chain came off.  After some fruitless struggling, a truck driver and a police car stopped and offered to help, and I was back on the road minutes later.  A big thank you to all three men who paused to help a baby boomer and her heavily laden bike - and three cheers for our great Dunedin policemen!

Pim Allen

Three police jobs cut in Invercargill

Three jobs are being cut at the Invercargill police station after a decision to centralise the Southern district intelligence group in Dunedin.

Burglars check out with contents

Brzaen burglars have stolen bedding, televisions and a microwave from two Dunedin motel units.

Neighbour not told of prison escape

Neighbour not told of prison escape

The first Noel Weir knew about a prisoner escaping was when he noticed a large police presence near his Milburn home - but authorities say he failed to give them an updated phone number.

111 call after 'thump, thump' on roof

111 call after 'thump, thump' on roof

Police are unable to rule out an escaped prisoner might have been on the roof of a Milburn home yesterday.

Mornington store robbed again

Mornington store robbed again

The Mornington Night 'n Day dairy was targeted again yesterday, its fourth aggravated robbery in two years.

Police seek help on ownership of skirt

Police seek help on ownership of skirt

Police searching for a missing woman are seeking information about an item of clothing found washed up on the Lake Wakatipu shoreline yesterday.

Police funding held at $1.46b

Core funding for the New Zealand Police flat-lined in the Budget with Police and Corrections Minister Anne Tolley maintaining spending at $1.4 billion a year.

Police seize drugs in Queenstown

Police seize drugs in Queenstown

Police seized 300 2.5g packets of the psychoactive substance Kush Pink from a Gorge Rd, Queenstown property at 11am on Wednesday.

Dead North Otago couple little known to others

Dead North Otago couple little known to others

The lives of a Waianakarua couple who died on Thursday remain a mystery to the community in which they lived.

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