The Police Association has defended Southern police following revelations an Invercargill officer racially abused an Asian security guard in Queenstown during a drunken night out.
The OUSA has severed ties to a Korean religious sect which has been labelled a cult by some and become known for confrontational conversion practices.
Lorraine Harvey was far from thrilled when she heard the working title of a planned feature film about the Bain family murders.
The ''disgraceful'' Dunedin police officer who harassed a businessman for two years has resigned from the force ahead of learning the final outcome of an employment investigation.
Dunedin police are hunting for a "suspicious man" seen entering properties in a notorious student party street early this morning.
Police believe multiple burglars may be operating in Dunedin's southern suburbs, after two sprees of dishonesty offending there in as many weekends.
The Dunedin CIB is investigating after a mattress was set alight in a secure mental health ward at Wakari Hospital, resulting in four staff members needing treatment.
The Outram Glen Track will remain closed for much of this month after being damaged during the deluge which battered much of eastern Otago and inundated parts of the Taieri last month.
Hundreds of protesters marched through the University of Otago campus yesterday to express their anger at a plan to cut staff and papers at the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise...
About 1000 people have gathered in the campus area to protest cuts to the University of Otago's School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences.
Emerson's Brewery is hoping to resume production tomorrow but the water contamination scare could cost the company as much as $60,000.
A child was among four people taken to hospital after a nose-to-tail collision between two cars in Dunedin's Mailer St yesterday.
A Dunedin youth advocate has concerns the Government's plan to send serious youth offenders to boot camps is canvassing already failed policy.
The Police Association fears rural stations may be left with a single frontline officer working through night shifts as they scramble to comply with expectations of 24/7 servicing.
Police are warning residents in Dunedin's southern suburbs to be vigilant after a string of burglaries and thefts in the area during the weekend.
City authorities have slammed a liquor retailer in an attempt to scupper another outlet planned for North Dunedin.
A Blanket Bay resident with the "happy gene" admits he is struggling to remain positive as frustration builds over the future of his "unsafe" home.
The Dunedin City Council has not ruled out working with Mauri Kohatu Inc in future, despite ongoing brushes with the law by the gang associated with the trust.