The police watchdog says the actions of an officer who smashed a car window to taser a fleeing driver in Southland violated policy, but were justified.
A Dunedin man has received a police commendation for coming to the aid of a passenger after a car crash and attempting to save her life.
There are some incidents retiring rescue helicopter paramedic Ian Ridley will carry with him forever.
Police were deployed to a Dunedin primary school this morning after drug utensils were found on the grounds.
A man has been arrested overnight after repeatedly attempting to break into cars in Dunedin's student quarter.
A charity is calling on ordinary Otago blokes to help mentor the children of prisoners.
Police are seeking two young men in a dark-coloured car after a Waikouaiti dairy was burgled early yesterday.
A man escaped serious injury when he was run over by a trailer near a Central Otago high-country sheep station yesterday.
A man escaped serious injury after being run over by a trailer near a Central Otago high-country sheep station today.
A Dunedin father says more boy racers than ever are speeding past his Caversham home, doing burnouts and putting children's lives at risk.
The family of a man assaulted in a Dunedin road rage incident last week has thanked the members of the public who came to his aid, as the alleged assailant remains at large.
The number of southern police leaving each year has crept above the national average.
A man who allegedly smashed a windscreen and punched another motorist, causing him to collapse, in a Dunedin road rage incident last week remains at large.
The number of online reports about Southern motorists using mobile phones while driving has nearly tripled in the past two years.
A Dunedin neurosurgeon has joined the chorus of voices speaking out against charity boxing events, after a fighter died following a charity bout.
A tourist bus and campervan collided on the Otago Peninsula yesterday morning, showering glass on visitors from a cruise ship.
About 25 Otago Boys' High School pupils trapped in a hut in the Matukituki Valley overnight have walked out and are about to head home.
Emergency services are at the scene after a bus full of cruise ship passengers and a campervan collided near Portobello this morning.
A party of Otago Boys' High School pupils are marooned in a hut in the Mt Aspiring National park after heavy rains made a creek impassable.
Four youths seen tampering with a car in Mosgiel have been apprehended by a police dog team. In another part of the city, officers uncovered another treasure trove of stolen loot in Dunedin.