A former gang member now living in the South is pleading for the public to help police fight what he says is the growing scourge of methamphetamine in the region.
Police paid $10,000 for a social media audit by a marketing company which suggested dialling back on puppy pictures and posting more about operational police work.
Dunedin police descended on Sawyers Bay this afternoon after a report of a man carrying a gun, which turned out to be an air rifle.
The owner of the fourth Dunedin store in a week to be targeted by burglars seemingly looking for cigarettes says the offenders appeared to be familiar with the shop's layout.
An elderly Mosgiel man whose body was discovered by firefighters has been remembered as a beloved family man and a kind neighbour and friend.
A man has been charged with kidnapping and attempted murder after a man and woman were overcome with lpg fumes in Portobello.
Forensic scientists have been called in to help determine the cause of death of an elderly man who was found by firefighters in his Mosgiel home yesterday.
A pair of bungling would-be burglars fled empty handed after an early morning smash-and-grab, as another Dunedin supermarket is targeted for its tobacco.
Seven migrant sex workers have been deported from Dunedin, due to a section of New Zealand law an academic says encourages blackmail and exploitation.
Ten thousand dollars worth of tobacco was taken in an early morning smash-and-grab in Port Chalmers yesterday, the second such incident in Dunedin this week.
Ten-thousand dollars worth of tobacco was taken in an early morning smash-and-grab in Port Chalmers today, the second such incident this week in Dunedin.
A middle-aged woman on a zero-alcohol licence allegedly registered more than five times the legal breath-alcohol limit.
Two people who were in a serious condition after being overcome by lpg fumes in Portobello have been discharged from hospital, as detectives continue to investigate the case.
A Mornington couple who live beside a crash-plagued intersection say they are sick of cars careering through their fence and want the Dunedin City Council to take action.
A man who was recently released from prison went on a small crime spree in Mosgiel at the weekend with the intention of being locked back up because he had nowhere to go, police say.
A middle-aged woman on a zero-alcohol licence allegedly blew more than five times the legal breath alcohol limit, one of six drink-drivers apprehended by Dunedin police at the weekend.
Dunedin police have launched a manhunt after a smash and grab heist at a service station early today.
Dunedin police have sounded the alarm as "brass monkey" weather creates a perfect storm for carnage on the roads this holiday weekend.
Dunedin Hospital will have no neurosurgeon all weekend, a situation which will recur over the next six to eight weeks.
Dunedin police are appealing for information from the public following an apparent drive-by shooting at a boarding house in North Dunedin yesterday.