Moments after a Dunedin mother placed her baby safely into a car seat, an out-of-control police car slammed into her vehicle, trapping her against another vehicle and leaving her fearing for her life.
A fire crew was sent to deal with a flaming vehicle in an industrial area of Dunedin early this morning.
Thousands of dollars worth of petrol has been drained from a North Otago property.
Police and principals are urging parents to remain calm as more children are subjected to suspicious approaches in Dunedin.
The latest livestock killings on the Taieri have local farmers "scared stiff", as those responsible for mass stock shootings earlier this year remain at large.
A sheep shot through the head near Dunedin has made a stunning recovery and continues to raise her three lambs.
A new report of a suspicious approach near another Dunedin primary school has brought the total number of incidents to four in the last week, however police are not sure if the approaches are linked.
A Playstation, lawnmowers and stone sculptures were among the bevy of items reported burgled or stolen to Southern police this week.
A man was arrested yesterday after Dunedin KFC staff suspected he was selling his own secret blend of herbs and spices in their car park.
A man rescued after falling into Otago Harbour has thanked a pilot boat crew for saving his life after two gruelling hours clinging to his yacht.
Burglars continue to target tradies' tools in Dunedin.
Dozens turned out for a vocal anti-1080 protest in Dunedin at the weekend.
Petrol-heads were in their element at the 40th annual Autospectacular on Saturday.
Speaking at the Saturday morning panel discussion "From Book to Film — Adapting New Zealand Literature to the Screen" are (from left) playwright, novelist and Burns Fellow 1993 Stuart Hoar, writer...
A man has described the chaotic scenes as he thwarted a wanted man's desperate attempt to steal his car at a Queenstown petrol station.
A driver has been injured after their car rolled near Fruitlands in Central Otago.
Dunedin police are still searching for the man believed to have assaulted another person in Liberton.
A man was injured yesterday after a driver he was directing reversed into him before speeding out of the Mitre 10 car park and colliding with two vehicles.
Police descended on the Dunedin suburb of Liberton after an apparent assault yesterday evening.
South Dunedin residents are divided on whether embattled MP Clare Curran should continue to represent them in the capital.