The Southern police district is leading the country in
reducing serious road crashes, and performing well in all
other key policing services.
A dangerous criminal
escaped custody at the Dunedin Central police station while
outside on a smoking break, police have confirmed.
Dunedin police will not reveal how a man, whom they described
as a dangerous criminal, was able to escape from custody at
the Dunedin Central police station this week.
CCTV footage showing two young women apparently urinating on
the floor of an inner-city business has been handed to
A 78-year-old woman and 76-year-old man are among 17 people,
most with connections to the Invercargill-based Road Knights
motorcycle gang, charged after police swooped on 14
A tip-off that a container may have been linked to the
convicted fraudster Michael Swann sparked a fruitless police
Police investigating an unexplained death near Lake Hawea
last week are considering the possibility the mystery object
that struck and killed motorist Rutger Hale was moved from
the accident scene.
Southern District's new police commander wants his patch to
become the safest place in the world.
Police in Wanaka are interviewing the driver of a white four
wheel drive utility in connection with their inquiry into the
death of a motorist on SH6 between Wanaka and Lake Hawea
early on Thursday morning.
Extra police will be on patrol this Labour Day, and drivers
are urged to plan their journey to ensure safe travel this
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