Suspicious package located in Dunedin building not of concern

Suspicious package located in Dunedin building not of concern

Police say a suspicious package that was located in a Dunedin building is not of concern. The package was located this morning at 100 Stuart Street and reported to police just after 10.15am. Cordons were initially put in place within a section of the street as a precaution. People inside...

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Dunedin Police seek public’s help to locate Amaria Whatuira, missing since early August

Dunedin Police seek public’s help to locate Amaria Whatuira, missing since early August

Dunedin Police are seeking the public's help to locate missing 41-year-old Amaria Whatuira. She also goes by the name of Mia. Amaria has not been seen or heard from since early August and Police are concerned for her welfare. Her address is located in North East Valley of Dunedin but...

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Police release name of pilot killed in Otago Helicopter crash

Police release name of pilot killed in Otago Helicopter crash

Police have released the name of a pilot who died from a helicopter crash in Otago on Thursday last week. He was 36-year-old Daniel Harrison of Milton. His family has requested privacy as they grieve his loss. “Police extend our sympathies to Mr Harrison's family and loved ones at this...

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Rescue team locate crashed overdue Helicopter in Otago

Rescue team locate crashed overdue Helicopter in Otago

JUST IN: Police say rescue teams have been working at the scene of a helicopter that crashed in Otago Thursday morning. The helicopter was reported as overdue at around 5.30am. A search operation was undertaken, led by New Zealand's Rescue Coordination Centre. At around 7.30am rescue members found the helicopter...

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Motorcyclist dies following serious crash near Queenstown

Motorcyclist dies following serious crash near Queenstown

A serious crash occurring near Queenstown closed Crown Range Road, Wednesday. The crash involved a motorcycle near the Cardona Village at around 10.40am. It was expected that the road will remain closed for several hours as emergency services remained at the scene. Sadly, the motorcyclist died at the scene after...

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Southern District Police say missing 69-year-old Janice has been located

Southern District Police say missing 69-year-old Janice has been located

Southern District Police were seeking the public's help to locate 69-year-old Janice from South Dunedin on Saturday. They had concerns for her welfare after not returning home on the afternoon of that same day. She went for a walk and did not come back, prompting the missing status. It was...

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74-year-old Wayne reported as missing in Dunedin now located

74-year-old Wayne reported as missing in Dunedin now located

Dunedin Police appealed for the public's help to locate missing Wayne. Wayne is 74-years-old and was last seen in the Kew area on Saturday night. Concerns were been raised by the Police about his well-being. In a statement by Southern District Police, it was said that Wayne was located safe...

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Fatality confirmed after serious two-vehicle crash between truck and car in Otago

Fatality confirmed after serious two-vehicle crash between truck and car in Otago

Reported earlier on Friday afternoon Police confirmed one person had died after a two-vehicle crash in Otago. Emergency services were notified of the crash shortly after 12.20pm on East Taieri-Allanton Road. Injuries of other people possibly involved were not reported. Motorists at the time were asked to avoid the area...

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Police seek information after stolen Dogs found, Otago

Police seek information after stolen Dogs found, Otago

Police have launched an investigation after two dogs were stolen on June 8 from their kennels that were locked in Hazlett Street, Clyde, Otago. 19-month-old Arlo (left), a purebred male bluenose Staffordshire grey coloured dog, was stolen, along with 13-year-old black Huntaway/Beardie cross Wolf (right). Wolf had been found on...

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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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