A Dunedin student who tried to import more than $30,000 of ecstasy to his scarfie flat said he did it to make “easy money”.
A Mosgiel man who raped his pregnant partner says he is willing to serve his entire jail term as penance.
An Ethiopian academic whose partner accused him of threatening to attack her with acid as been cleared of several charges.
A Dunedin woman whose daughter was murdered 22 years ago says the pain of her loss is as devastating as ever.
An Ethiopian PhD student on a scholarship in Dunedin allegedly threatened to pour acid on his wife after their acrimonious split.
Facing a driving ban for wheel-spinning, a Mosgiel man committed “an act of utter stupidity”, a court has heard.
A 15-year-old was involved in a police pursuit in Dunedin early today after allegedly stealing a car and burgling a commercial property.
Two people are due to appear in the Dunedin District Court this week after a gun was pulled during a road rage incident at the weekend.
Months before a Dunedin doctor appeared in the dock charged with murder, his name began appearing on court documents.
Police have retrieved two firearms after reports of one being presented in Port Chalmers this afternoon.
Seven months before a Dunedin doctor stabbed a teenager to death, he turned up to a work meeting looking “a complete mess” and berated staff, documents reveal.
Aleisha Cherie Dawson took the body of her friend, a man who trusted her, and left him to rot under a tree.
Sexual connection with an underage girl he met online has brought six months’ home detention for a man aged 19 at the time.
A 4-year-old girl was approached and then touched by a man who subsequently fled the Dunedin park when confronted by her parents.
From casting himself as a "benevolent godfather" Venod Skatha descended into alcoholism and ultimately killed to protect his fragile medical career. Rob Kidd spoke to those closest to him who watched his decline.
The family of a teen stabbed to death by a Dunedin doctor say they will somehow have to move on from their double tragedy.
When junior doctor Venod Skantha moved to Dunedin in 2017, his life quickly began to spiral out of control. One young girl stood up against him and was killed for her courage.