A teen who drove a stolen Audi from Dunedin to Lumsden was nabbed with the help of a Southland truckie, police say.
There was frustration, and a glimmer of optimism, after the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, said yesterday the Government would reveal the start date for a transtasman travel bubble on April 6.
One person has been hurt in a plane crash in Cromwell this afternoon.
A fire that badly damaged an Invercargill house overnight is being treated as suspicious.
A drunk driver getting into a fight before climbing into his car and swerving at party-goers was one of several incidents on St Patrick’s Day in Dunedin.
Three new booze buses will arrive in the South this year, and police have upped the ante in targeting those driving drunk, driving while tired, or under the influence of drugs.
Night ’n Day is fed up with drunken Dunedin thieves pocketing pies.
It's to be hoped a hungry shoplifter at least blew on the pie before he tried to hide it down his pants.
A drunk driver who got into a fight before getting in his car and swerving at party-goers was one of several incidents on a night of St Patrick's Day carnage in Dunedin.
The Dunedin City Council will continue to examine measures to stop people speeding in Musselburgh, after a car ploughed through a woman’s fence and landed on her ute earlier this week.
"Christmas has come early in Castle St".
Hundreds of students have taken to Dunedin's streets to celebrate St Patrick's Day, which the city's police say is "probably worse than New Year's Eve for drunkenness".
When a car smashed through her fence, hurtled past her window and landed on top of her ute, it gave Lisa Lindon a sense of deja vu.
Police dog bites have put nine people in southern hospitals in the past two years.
A car became well-involved in fire on State Highway 1 near Dunedin today.
The highlight had to be the classic hit Don’t Dream It’s Over. Hearing the lyrics while at one of the few concerts to be taking place in the middle of a global pandemic, you could be forgiven for getting a tad misty-eyed.
The culprit behind at least some of an Otago community’s lead-contaminated water issues has been revealed.
A document outlining the Dunedin City Council’s $1.5billion 10-year plan will soon be arriving in residents’ letterboxes.
Council charges for developing sections in Dunedin are set to more than double in some areas.
The Dunedin City Council’s forestry company was a highlight in a balance sheet that appears to be holding up relatively well despite Covid-19 challenges.