A 49-year-old man has been arrested after three drug-related search warrants were carried out in north Dunedin this morning.
More than 1300 overseas visitors were denied entry to New Zealand last year, mostly because border officials did not believe their stated travel purpose was genuine, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) figures show.
The 7-year-old boy who received serious head injuries after he fell from a motorcycle at a farm property near Waikouaiti was in a stable condition in Dunedin Hospital yesterday, police said.
"Driver inexperience" was believed to be the cause of a two-car collision on State Highway 87 near Outram yesterday, police said.
Crews have put out a fire in the laundry at Invercargill Prison.
A seven-year-old boy remains in Dunedin Hospital after receiving head injuries when he fell from a motorcycle on a rural property near Waikouaiti.
Firefighters had last night contained a large scrub fire southeast of Invercargill but planned to monitor the situation overnight.
One person has been taken to Dunedin Hospital following a two-car crash near Outram this afternoon.
Two divers had to be rescued from Bird Island, off Smaills Beach, following a mussel fishing outing yesterday.
Police are investigating a serious assault on a 63-year-old man in Pine Hill on New Year's Eve.
Police are stepping up patrols in parts of Dunedin following a crime-riddled holiday period.
Otago firefighters are continuing to battle a major bushfire in ''radical'' conditions in the Australian state of Victoria.
Three Dunedin residents could only watch as their stranded cars were crashed by waves at Tomahawk Beach yesterday. The cars had been there since about 9pm on Saturday, when one of the cars...
The Dunedin CIB is investigating an unexplained fire at a City Rise property.
Animation Research chief executive Ian Taylor has apologised "unreservedly'' for any confusion caused by his criticism of cricket's decision review system, saying his comments were not aimed at individual umpires.
Police are not commenting on how a 14-month-old baby suffered serious injuries in Oamaru.
The influx of visitors to Dunedin over the Christmas and New Year period has been "like the good old summers again'', Dunedin i-Site manager Louise van de Vlierd says.
The holiday season crime spree continues in Dunedin.
Forget taking your mobility scooter around the corner to the local shop - Dunedin man Ted Humphries took his for a spin across town.
Waikouaiti and Karitane residents are being asked to conserve water as dry weather and high use puts a strain on supplies.