Dates and times have been locked and loaded for the two dozen upcoming firearms amnesty collection events in the South.
Corrections has investigated dozens of staff at Otago’s prison for misconduct in recent years, uncovering evidence of a breach in more than half of the cases.
Former volunteers turn whistleblowers after fish die in droves at a Dunedin salmon hatchery. George Block investigates a community asset riven with recrimination.
Armed police swarmed a house in a small South Otago town yesterday afternoon.
Armed police have swarmed on a house in a small South Otago town this afternoon.
Firefighters appear to have found the source of a fire which filled a Queenstown housing unit with smoke this morning.
On the coldest morning of the year yesterday, two people lay wrapped in blankets fast asleep on the freezing tiles at the entrance of a central Dunedin office building.
A driver was injured in another crash involving trucking firm Summerland last night, as a police investigation into claims of illegal hours by a former driver for the embattled company continues.
A Dunedin dog has dodged a death sentence after killing a cat in a street attack last month, thanks in part to its previously clean record.
A driver fled police after their car crashed into two vehicles and rolled in Calton Hill early yesterday.
A rugby player faces a charge of assault after a young man was left in a critical condition in an alleged attack at a clubrooms in Dunedin early yesterday.
Armed police descended on a harbour-side Dunedin suburb following an incident allegedly involving a firearm early today.
Two boys have landed themselves in hot water with both police and their parents after rolling a family member's car off the road in the rural back-blocks of Dunedin this afternoon.
A driver was lucky to escape injury when their car crashed into two vehicles and rolled in Calton Hill early today.
A three-time winner of a Maori school speech competition is calling for better education on the colonial history of New Zealand and its continued effects on tangata whenua.
A person was taken to hospital after intervening in a fight between two dogs at their Dunedin home.
Casting an eye over a four-wheel-drive believed to have been deliberately set alight in Mailer St, Mornington, is Constable Ben Pawson, of Dunedin.
Southern police seized a smorgasbord of drugs along with ammunition and cash, and arrested eight people, including a Mongrel Mob member, during raids in Dunedin and Oamaru this week.
Southern police seized a smorgasbord of drugs, ammunition and cash, and arrested eight people including a Mongrel Mob member, during raids in Dunedin and Oamaru this week.
A former gang member now living in the South is pleading for the public to help police fight what he says is the growing scourge of methamphetamine in the region.