A luxury car concealed in a container has been seized, but Dunedin police say it is too early to confirm it belongs to convicted fraudster Michael Swann.
Southern police have taken the unusual step of posting a $20,000 reward in the hope of finding Simon James Garrick, last seen by his family a year ago.
The $20,000 offered for information on the whereabouts of Simon Garrick is the 12th reward offered by police for a murder inquiry in the past decade.
Police are on the beat and delivering crime prevention advice to Dunedin communities.
Time will tell whether a ''one size fits all'' police structure developed in Auckland works in the South, New Zealand Police Association president Greg O'Connor says.
A second arrest has been made after two Oamaru properties were searched on Saturday as part of the homicide inquiry into the violent death of a 35-year-old dairy worker in his home at Elderslie last week.
A group of teens who tried to flee police in their car lasted just 10 seconds before crashing into a fence early yesterday.
Three Dunedin police officers and a prison officer must wait several months for blood-test results after being spat at by two offenders, one of whom said he had hepatitis C, the Dunedin District Court heard yesterday.
Dunedin police are investigating two suspected arsons in South Dunedin early on Saturday.
A coroner's finding into the death of a former Dunedin woman - whose family believe she was killed, rather than took her own life - should be revealed next week.
Dunedin police dog handler Sergeant Craig Baron is part of a national initiative to train dogs to find large amounts of hidden cash.
Police are asking Green Island residents to be on the lookout for any suspicious characters in the neighbourhood after a series of daytime burglaries over the past week.
Southern red-light runners have clocked up more than $160,000 in infringement fines in just 12 months.
A Norwegian hunting knife, FBI pen set, framed Warriors jersey and Christmas cakes are just some of the items listed on the police gratuities register.
A dangerous and addictive drug with a street value of up to $60,000 was seized from addresses in Dunedin and South Otago yesterday. Southern Police and the New Zealand Customs Service...
Dunedin police are looking for this man, who allegedly sprayed a can of deodorant into the face of a staff member at the Regent Night 'n' Day store in Dunedin.
A 44-year-old man was arrested after allegedly holding a knife to a woman's throat in front of her 12-year-old child on Saturday night.
Southern police face an uncertain couple of months.
Southern police staff are trialling three new trouser styles.
Queenstown police dealt with several assaults at the weekend in which the victims received facial injuries.