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Vehicle involved in Mornington homicide recovered - police
Police have recovered the vehicle they say was involved in the suspicious death of a man in Mornington last month.Sean Buis (28), of Dunedin, died after being struck by a car in the Dunedin suburb on July 21.Detective Senior Sergeant... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 4:47pm 

Junior rugby coach in Dunedin allegedly assaulted by spectator
A coach of a junior rugby team was allegedly assaulted by a spectator during a game at a Dunedin ground on Saturday.Police are calling for anyone who witnessed the incident at Bathgate Park about 10am to come forward with details.The... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Mon 12:22am 

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Blackmail targets 'naive' victims on NZ social media
At least three people in Dunedin have fallen prey to attempted blackmail this week after sharing explicit images of themselves online, police say.However, the issue could be more widespread, Senior Sergeant Anthony Bond, of Dunedin,... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Sat 9:24am 

Sam Uffindell stood down: MP's former rugby teammates defend him
National's leaders have condemned the apparent hanging of women's underwear as trophies in the former Dunedin flat of under-fire MP Sam Uffindell.But yesterday several men who played rugby with the politician during his University... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Fri 5:53am 

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Changes made at youth remand home after critical report
Staff numbers have increased at the South Island's only youth remand home following a damning report recommending urgent changes.Will Street Whare, in Dunedin, was the focus of a report by the Office of the Children's Commissioner... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Wed, 10 Aug 1:17pm 

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Man tasered as more South Dunedin windows smashed in vandalism spree
Owners of a South Dunedin sushi restaurant have been left shaken and a man had to be tasered after allegedly going on a window smashing spree twice at the weekend.Senior Sergeant Anthony Bond said police were called to reports of... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Mon, 8 Aug 1:17pm 

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Police believe car they have found was used in Dunedin hit and run
Police have recovered the car believed to have been involved in a Dunedin man's death. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 2:54pm 

Junior rugby punch-up: Players in tears after coach allegedly attacked
Children were left in tears after the coach of a junior rugby team was allegedly punched in the face by a spectator at a Dunedin ground on Saturday.It came a week after the manager of a Dunedin secondary schoolboys' team was reportedly... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 7:57am 

Dunedin pensioners feel 'unsafe' after cars smashed by partying youths
A group of pensioners living in Dunedin's student area no longer feel safe in their homes after a group of youths smashed their car windows.Cheryl Brook, 70, said she was woken late on Saturday night by males yelling outside her... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Mon 8:53am 

Woman who sexually assaulted Dunedin man after AB game denied parole again
A sex offender who attacked and violently raped a drunk pub-goer as he walked home from watching an All Blacks game has been refused parole for the fourth time. Alex Aleti Seu, who identifies as a woman, was jailed in March 2017... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Fri 6:23pm 

Sam Uffindell and student flatmates put on notice over filthy Dunedin flat
Embattled National MP Sam Uffindell was put on notice for living in one of North Dunedin's filthiest flats, described as a haven for vermin and disease by health inspectors. 
© 2022 RadioNZ Thu 9:54am 

Dunedin killer Gareth Smither denied parole
A man who murdered a Dunedin woman while her toddler was next door has been refused parole, although the reasons remain slightly hazy.Gareth Lawrence Smither (50) has been behind bars since he killed Karen Jacobs in 1997.The man... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Thu 6:17am 

Dunedin recruitment specialist drove drunk to ex-partner's house
A recruitment specialist and self-confessed wine lover drove 50km while nearly three times the drink-drive limit, a court has heard.It was the second time in three-and-a-half years Kirsten Jane Poole, 48, had appeared in the... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Wed, 10 Aug 9:18am 

Dunedin doctor who had affair with patient gets win at tribunal
A Dunedin doctor struck off after admitting a sexual relationship with a patient has had a small win after the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal reconsidered its penalty decision against him.Dr Paul Charles Bennett, a former... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Tue, 9 Aug 9:17am 

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