Police charge 42-year-old Man after Dunedin Supermarket stabbings

Police charge 42-year-old Man after Dunedin Supermarket stabbings

Police this morning announced they charged a 42-year-old man after yesterday’s Dunedin supermarket stabbings. The man was taken to Dunedin hospital to receive medical attention last night, later being transferred to Dunedin Central Police Station. He is due to appear in Dunedin’s District Court today on four counts of attempted...

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Police confirm missing Alexandra Woman Aqua Spiers found dead, Otago

Police confirm missing Alexandra Woman Aqua Spiers found dead, Otago

Police confirmed a young woman who went missing has been found dead near Alexandra, Otago. Earlier, Southern District Police appealed for the public’s help to locate 18-year-old Aqua Spiers. Concerns were raised for her wellbeing and whereabouts at the time. She was last seen on Sunday in the Alexandra area....

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Stabbing at Dunedin Supermarket leads to four injured, one arrest

Stabbing at Dunedin Supermarket leads to four injured, one arrest

An incident occurred this afternoon at a Countdown supermarket in Dunedin. Emergency services responded to reports of a stabbing on Cumberland Street at around 2.30pm. Four people were injured, with one sustaining critical injuries and three with moderate injuries. They were all transported to Dunedin Hospital for assessment of injuries....

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Woman dies in Hospital after South Otago crash

Woman dies in Hospital after South Otago crash

Police made a saddening announcement to thisquality that a 25-year-old woman has died following a crash on Milton Highway in South Otago. The incident occurred on April 13. Three vehicles were involved in the crash, where a collision occurred between the intersections of Station Road and Hall Road at 12:47...

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Allegations debunked over OSPRI’s Dunedin Office closure – audio

Allegations debunked over OSPRI’s Dunedin Office closure – audio

Written by Sam Hudson. Otago Daily Times, a New Zealand news organisation, has published allegations over an OSPRI office closure in Dunedin. Staff were ‘concerned for their safety’ following a disagreement over rushed communication with landowner Adrian Black on April 12. The news organisation mentioned that a social media post...

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OSPRI ditches meeting with landowner following ‘staff safety concerns’

OSPRI ditches meeting with landowner following ‘staff safety concerns’

Following an attempt on Monday morning to enter land near Sawyers Bay owned by Dunedin Resident Adrian Black, two OSPRI Contractors were told not to enter after rushed communication occurred before carrying out pest control tasks that were not consulted. The contractors arrived at around 9:40 am with a security...

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Locals block land access to OSPRI Contractors over rushed communication

Locals block land access to OSPRI Contractors over rushed communication

OSPRI Contractors attempted to lay poisons on land near Sawyers Bay in Dunedin. Arriving at around 9:40 am on Monday morning, they were denied access to enter the land. Landowner Adrian Black sent his concerns to thisquality and has trespassed them from entering his property. It was said that the...

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Child dies at Dunedin Hospital following water incident, Otago

Child dies at Dunedin Hospital following water incident, Otago

Yesterday at around 1 pm there were reports that a small boat capsized near Taieri Mouth in Dunedin. Five people were rescued and taken back to shore by local jet skiers and surfers. They applied first aid until emergency services arrived. The outboard motor on their boat flipped as it...

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Five transported to Dunedin Hospital after boat capsizes, Otago

Five transported to Dunedin Hospital after boat capsizes, Otago

Emergency services were called to reports that a small boat had capsized near Taieri Mouth in Dunedin. Local jet skiers and surfers brought five people back to shore, where first aid was initially provided. The incident happened at around 1 pm this afternoon, which resulted in five people being transported...

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Police release name of Man who died following Light Aircraft crash, Central Otago

Police release name of Man who died following Light Aircraft crash, Central Otago

Police revealed the name of a man who died in a light aircraft crash near Old Man Range near Alexandra in Central Otago. His name was Phillip Gordon Pullar, aged 62. The crash happened on February 3. Emergency services were notified of a beacon alert from the private aircraft at...

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