Police

Police want liquor ban area extended

Balclutha's liquor ban area could be extended after police voiced concerns about groups of people drinking in the town.

A half-hearted apology

A half-hearted apology

The Police Commissioner-in-waiting, Mike Bush, has begun poorly with his ''apology'' over remarks made last year in a funeral eulogy for retired detective inspector Bruce Hutton.

Police defend prevention policy

Police defend prevention policy

The Southern district's top policeman has rejected a claim police are not attending smaller crimes as the organisation undergoes major changes.

Southern police step up foot patrols

Southern police step up foot patrols

Southern district police officers are on the beat, after recording the largest increase in foot patrols in the country.

Crash likely from hitting wrong pedal

Crash likely from hitting wrong pedal

An out-of-control car crashed into the Queenstown Playcentre playground yesterday. No children were at the playcentre, which was closed for Waitangi Day.

Thieves raid country golf clubs

Thieves raid country golf clubs

Golf course clubs in the South are being targeted by thieves on the hunt for ready cash.

Offer to fix car windows

The wheelchair-bound woman whose car was stolen while she was in hospital is grateful for offers to repair the windows of her damaged vehicle.

Dunedin crimefighting HQ has all bells and whistles

Dunedin crimefighting HQ has all bells and whistles

Welcome to the DCC - the new crime-fighting District Command Centre.

'Significant changes' to southern policing

'Significant changes' to southern policing

Policing in Otago and Southland is undergoing ''significant changes'' aimed at maximising frontline policing while reducing administration time, the Southern district's top cop says.

Challenges at sole-charge stations

Challenges at sole-charge stations

With the possibility of further restructuring across the Southern policing district, Balclutha reporter Helena de Reus takes a moment to look at our small community stations.

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