An Outram man who smashed a container of tomato sauce on his partner’s head told her she was lucky the condiment which covered her was not blood, a court has head.
A man has been convicted of harassing his partner after referencing the Invercargill case of a police officer who shot his estranged wife.
A man has been caught on CCTV footage swiping a charity collection jar from under the nose of a Waikouaiti fish and chip shop owner.
Another Dunedin cat owner has reported her pet was shot in the same street as a previous cat shooting this year.
An octogenarian who was ripped off by her neighbour has had her faith in humanity restored thanks to an unexpected source.
Police have decided against arresting a man who smashed a door at a Dunedin takeaway in a racial outburst at the weekend, saying the attack was a mental health incident.
A Dunedin man set up a profile using a photo of All Black legend Jonah Lomu while ripping off four people online, a court has heard.
Southern police were subject to more complaints and notifications regarding their use of force last year than officers in Auckland City, according to a new police report.
Southern police are refusing to reveal what disciplinary action was taken against the dozens of officers subject to upheld misconduct allegations in recent years.
A Central Otago hospitality stalwart has failed to avoid conviction for punching his wife unconscious, but his identity will remain secret.
A recidivist drink-driver claimed he had turned over a new leaf - then stole a bottle of vodka during a drinking binge.
A Dunedin man who broke into his ex-partner's home in the middle of the night because he "wanted cuddles'' punched her 15 times after she rejected his advances, a court has heard.
A road-rage incident in Dunedin this afternoon led to a motorist reportedly being threatened with a knife, police say.
A Dunedin man who hacked off his partner’s hair with a pair of scissors, then broke her nose, has been jailed for 16 months.
A taxi ride from the Octagon to McDonalds would ordinarily set you back no more than $10, but the quick trip cost a Dunedin nurse $1500.
After his seasonal job ended in Marlborough, Timothy Owen Norman Arbuckle-Hill came to Dunedin hoping for work.
A Dunedin teen turned a $12 ticket into a bill for $7000 after she rammed a parking warden's scooter, a court has heard.
The luck of the Irish certainly wasn't with a Five Forks man after he crashed his car north of Palmerston, then pretended to faint at the police station to avoid having to provide a blood sample.