You can call Aaron Hawkins loyal.
A 100kg toddler threw a tantrum after the non-paying swimmer was locked out of the St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool in Dunedin on Saturday.
A Dunedin man was processed for drink-driving yesterday morning, despite not having had a drink since the previous night.
An eagle-eyed resident helped police in the arrest of a trio of teenagers who police say are linked to the burglaries of more than a dozen Mosgiel properties since the new year.
A 23-year-old cruise ship passenger was airlifted to Southland Hospital, after suffering a suspected heart attack this morning.
Calls to police via the *555 service increased every day of the Christmas holidays compared with the same period the previous year.
A seized vessel with a chequered history of illegal fishing practices and rodent and lice infestations, is set to leave its Dunedin berth to be dismantled in Asia.
Two balaclava-wearing men seen jumping from roof to roof in Dunedin's central city sparked an armed response from police.
Police are hunting for a ''ratbag'' offender who grabbed groceries from a disabled man with a walking frame.
A contractor tried to do a burnout on a driveway following a long-running dispute over payment and the quality of his work, police say.
Police who had concerns for the safety of a Gore teenager say she was found safe in the Southland town today.
The welding of a railway track triggered a grass fire, forcing the partial closure of State Highway 1 near Henley yesterday afternoon.
Vandals smashed a leadlight window and snapped ornamental crosses at a Dunedin chapel, leaving the church counting the cost.
Police are investigating a large number of burglaries around the Dunedin area, including the theft of $4500 worth of tools.
Southern police are pleased with driver behaviour over the busy Christmas holiday period, with fewer crashes recorded.