An alleged insurance fraud involving the reported theft of thousands of dollars worth of horse gear from a Middlemarch property has resulted in police charges.
Otago Coastal Area commander Inspector Jason Guthrie, of Dunedin, has his hair shaved by Jordan Hill (23) as part of a fundraising event in the Octagon yesterday.
The case of a Mosgiel pensioner who almost lost $16,000 to a scammer was an ''unfortunate coincidence''.
Police are reviewing the road layout and signage at a Blackhead Rd intersection, in Dunedin, following the death of two Korean nationals.
A Dunedin pensioner was allegedly threatened and forced to withdraw cash from a nearby ATM.
The driver of a truck-and-trailer unit was unaware a log had fallen off the trailer on State Highway 1 yesterday until he was pulled over by police.
Exploding glass caused a shower of fragments to fall in front of Dunedin's Wall Street Mall yesterday.
Parole has been denied for a Dunedin man who nearly killed his then partner after an ''appalling explosion of violence''.
Reporter Hamish McNeilly goes on the beat with police in the Octagon on Saturday night, and discovers a city with a Jekyll and Hyde character.
Police are appealing for sightings of a man on a mountain bike in relation to an alleged indecent assault in the university area of North Dunedin this week.
Kyle Thom has lost everything. The 19-year-old was out with mates when he was called early yesterday and told his flat in Dunedin's student quarter was on fire. ''I just couldn't believe it...
Students caught lighting fires could ruin their career prospects, University of Otago proctor Simon Thompson says.
More than $1 million has been recouped from Southern fine dodgers.
The desecration of Jewish graves in Dunedin was ''gutless, shameful and ignorant'', Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy says.
Southern firefighters were kept busy with early morning call outs over the weekend.