A 9-year-old girl is in hospital with face and leg injuires
after being hit by an SUV while crossing the road to
the school bus in Speargrass Flat.
Police are out in force as part of a district-wide operation
targeting driving behaviour.
Police tasered fewer animals last year but diversified from
just dogs to include a pig and a goat.
The public's interaction with the police is changing - and
not for the better, Labour police spokeswoman Jacinda Ardern
A Dunedin man was pepper-sprayed and tasered by police after
allegedly assaulting officers following an early morning
pursuit through the city in a stolen vehicle.
A Dunedin driver who lost his leg after his truck collided
with a cow holds no grudge against police.
A Waimate woman is thought to be one of three women allegedly
seduced and then swindled out of money and possessions by an
online dating fraudster.
A disqualified teen driver's decision to flee police,
sparking a pursuit through central Dunedin, has angered
Balclutha's liquor ban area could be extended after police
voiced concerns about groups of people drinking in the town.
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.
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