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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Body of Man located following Light Aircraft crash search and rescue, Central Otago

Body of Man located following Light Aircraft crash search and rescue, Central Otago

A man’s body was located from a light aircraft crash overnight following a search and rescue in Central Otago. The RCCNZ was notified that an emergency beacon alert was conducted from a private light aircraft at about 5.30 pm yesterday. Search and rescue volunteers located the aircraft at around 4am...

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Local Search and Rescue Team recovers Body of Missing Person, Central Otago

Local Search and Rescue Team recovers Body of Missing Person, Central Otago

Police said they were notified of reports that a person went missing and was feared they drowned in the water at around 7:35 pm on Friday in Central Otago. A local search and rescue team was called in to search for the person in murky water at Pinders Pond. A...

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Two drunk Men allegedly point Guns at people on a Dunedin Beach

Two drunk Men allegedly point Guns at people on a Dunedin Beach

According to NZ Herald, two drunk men were arrested after allegedly waving a rifle and a blank firing pistol at people on Dunedin’s Tomahawk Beach on Monday. Police were called at around 9:15 pm yesterday. The two men were found near the beach access point when Police officers arrived at...

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Man and Woman both die after two-vehicle crash, Otago

Man and Woman both die after two-vehicle crash, Otago

Police reported that a woman who was critically injured in a crash on the Riverton Wallacetown Highway yesterday afternoon sadly died. The crash happened on the Oreti River Bridge at around 1:30 pm. A man also died at the scene. The woman was transported to Dunedin Hospital in a critical...

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Unknown charges to be laid after teenager arrested over anti-Islamic posters, Queenstown

Unknown charges to be laid after teenager arrested over anti-Islamic posters, Queenstown

An 18-year-old man will be facing unknown charges that have not yet been announced after having a connection to posters that were placed around Queenstown. Posters were also placed at the Islamic Centre on Gorge Road. The man appeared in Queenstown District Court today and was charged with possession of...

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Operation Grad: Police arrest 22-year-old woman following threat, Otago University

Operation Grad: Police arrest 22-year-old woman following threat, Otago University

Police have arrested a woman concerning a recent threat that targeted the University of Otago graduation ceremonies. A 22-year-old woman was charged with threatening harm to people that were going to be attending the ceremony, including threats to the property. On December 9, the University of Otago had to cancel...

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