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.
The Southern district's top policeman has rejected a claim
police are not attending smaller crimes as the organisation
undergoes major changes.
Southern district police officers are on the beat, after
recording the largest increase in foot patrols in the
An out-of-control car crashed into the Queenstown Playcentre
playground yesterday. No children were at the playcentre,
which was closed for Waitangi Day.
Golf course clubs in the South are being targeted by thieves
on the hunt for ready cash.
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