A man has been charged with murder and a woman stands accused as an accessory after the decomposed body of a man was discovered in a rural area north of Dunedin.
Firefighters managed to extinguish a fire on the side of a North Dunedin property late last night.
A Southland farmhouse has burned to the ground overnight.
A picture is developing of a St Clair property as being embroiled in the drug trade as Dunedin police investigate a homicide.
What drives a person to launch a frenzied knife attack on a miniature horse?
Detectives have visited the Waitati paddock where miniature horse Star was stabbed 41 times by an assailant who remains at large.
A man has suffered critical injuries in an accident at a rural property in the Catlins.
Police have confirmed they are investigating a homicide after a body was found in a rural area north of Dunedin.
A reveller fell from a balcony and fractured his skull at a Dunedin flat in the early hours of the morning.
Police say they are following positive lines of inquiry in the case of a miniature horse from Waitati who died following a vicious and prolonged stabbing attack.
Police are investigating after the discovery of a body in a rural area north of Dunedin, as detectives and forensic scientists examine what appears to be a blood-spattered crime scene at a house in St Clair.
Dunedin police have appealed to the public for help after a miniature horse was stabbed 41 times in a "horrific attack" in Waitati and later died.
A criminologist says the 11-year-old boy who stole a car in Dunedin, crashed and rolled it before fleeing the scene requires urgent intervention to stop him becoming a career criminal.
Police say non-students "out looking for trouble" started several fights and threw bottles at Campus Watch in North Dunedin.
Dunedin police say it was ''absolutely amazing'' no one was injured when an 11-year-old boy crashed and rolled a car he had stolen yesterday morning, before fleeing the scene.
A surf life-saver has sounded the alarm about potentially lethal troughs in the sand at St Clair and St Kilda, after more than two dozen people were rescued at Dunedin beaches in the past week.
A digger driver is being assessed by paramedics after hitting an electric fence near Henley this morning
The South's finest flew out on a mercy dash to Nelson yesterday.
An Otago Corrections officer who was under investigation for sexual harassment has resigned.
A woman who stepped in to stop skinheads tearing the hijabs off three Muslim women in Dunedin says she is disappointed other bystanders failed to intervene in the racist attack.