Police and Crime News

Crash: Dunedin Southern Motorway – Southern

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police advise there will be delays on the Dunedin Southern Motorway this
morning after a vehicle collision.

A truck has collided with the central barrier and has damaged a large stretch
of the barrier. Read more »

Serious Crash: Hanover St/Castle St – Dunedin Central – Southern

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are responding to a serious crash on the intersection of Hanover
Street and Castle Street.

Two trucks have collided and one person has been seriously injured. Read more »

Queenstown Man Dies In Rafting Incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A 30-year-old man died following a rafting incident on the Caples River, near Lake Wakatipu, at about 1pm on Monday 22 November. Read more »

Summer Road Safety Focus Begins For Southern Police

Press Release – New Zealand Police

As the warmer weather settles in and the holiday season approaches, Southern 
District Police are ramping up road safety activities to keep everyone on our 
roads safe. Read more »

Two Arrests In Relation To Dunedin Robberies

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Two men have today been arrested in relation to two aggravated robberies in Dunedin on Sunday 14 November.

The two men, aged 29 and 34, will appear in Dunedin District Court tomorrow morning, facing a number of charges. Read more »

Stronger Outcomes For All Ngāi Tahu Communities With Police-Ngāi Tahu Agreement

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu have formalised our important 
relationship with the signing of an official partnership agreement. Read more »

Further Arrest In Dunedin Homicide

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Dunedin Police have made a further arrest in relation to a homicide investigation, which was launched after a body was located at a Glenleith property on 8 October 2021. Read more »

Police Monitor Protests Across New Zealand

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police staff have been monitoring a range of protest activity across the 
country today.

The New Zealand Police respects the right to lawful protest, and today’s 
activity was, for the most part, peaceful. Read more »

Police continue to search for missing Wayne Hammond

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Central Otago Police continue to appeal for information from the public in
the search for missing man Wayne Hammond.

Wayne was last seen leaving his Henderson Drive home address in his work
vehicle at about 7:30am on Monday 1 November. Read more »

ERA Orders Dunedin Bakery To Pay $299k After Labour Inspectorate Investigation

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Dunedin based Romeeco Bakery owner to pay $299,038 in arrears and penalties after a Labour Inspectorate investigation found the employer failed to pay employees correct wages, holiday and sick leave pay in breach of the provisions of the Employment Relations Act 2000, the Minimum Wage Act 1983 and the Holidays Act 2003. Read more »

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