Southern District Police

Community Organisation

Southern District Police
25 Great King Street
Dunedin
Dunedin 9016
29 days ago

Buy-back and amnesty for prohibited firearms and parts

Southern District Police

After changes to firearm laws, the government introduced a six month amnesty period. This means that anyone with firearms and parts that are no longer legal have until 20 December 2019 to hand them in to Police.

Police are providing a number of ways for people to hand-in their firearms or … View more
After changes to firearm laws, the government introduced a six month amnesty period. This means that anyone with firearms and parts that are no longer legal have until 20 December 2019 to hand them in to Police.

Police are providing a number of ways for people to hand-in their firearms or parts, including Police-run collection events - bit.ly...

If you can’t make a collection event, check whether there is a dealer near you - bit.ly...

If you think you have a unique prohibited item and are eligible to apply for compensation, find out how you can do that here - bit.ly...

Some firearms can also be modified and there is also a list of approved gunsmiths eligible to do the work - bit.ly...

FAQ’s here - bit.ly... or call 0800 311 311.

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939 days ago

Stolen White Moped A6YTE

Social Media Advisor from Southern District Police

Hey Neighbours - can we keep a look out in Invercargill for a stolen white Suzuki Moped, registration A6YTE taken from Crawford Street Glengarry on 13th April. Call us on 111 if you see/locate it. Thanks.

967 days ago

Aggravated Robbery At Local Dairy

Social Media Advisor from Southern District Police

Just before 9pm last night three offenders entered the Avenal Dairy and stole a small amount of cash.
They were disguised and it appears they knew the layout of the store and most probably have frequented it recently.
One was armed with a knife.
The victim was shaken but unhurt by the incident.… View more
Just before 9pm last night three offenders entered the Avenal Dairy and stole a small amount of cash.
They were disguised and it appears they knew the layout of the store and most probably have frequented it recently.
One was armed with a knife.
The victim was shaken but unhurt by the incident.
Police are calling for public assistance for any information for people who may have been discussing robbing a dairy, may have seen suspicious activity or people hanging around the dairy previously or earlier in the evening.
Contact is Detective Sergeant Sean Cairns at Invercargill Police Station 03 211 0400.
Or anonymous information can be passed onto Police by using 0800 555 111 (0800 Crimestoppers). Help us to keep the community safe by passing on any knowledge you have.

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1035 days ago

Report all suspicious activity

Social Media Advisor from Southern District Police

Hey neighbours - hope you all had a safe and Merry Xmas and quiet New Year. Well things have been quite busy lately with a few serious crimes happening in Invercargill. I have noticed a few burglaries and thefts being reported and wanted to let you know areas that have been targeted by thieves. We … View moreHey neighbours - hope you all had a safe and Merry Xmas and quiet New Year. Well things have been quite busy lately with a few serious crimes happening in Invercargill. I have noticed a few burglaries and thefts being reported and wanted to let you know areas that have been targeted by thieves. We also had some good arrests of local burglars that stemmed from members of the public reporting suspicious behaviour - so that had a great outcome, well done. Those burglars are on nightly curfews and being checked by Police regularly. Recent activity shows we have had some pixies out and about helping themselves to property: 07-09/01 a shed at Otatara was broken into and bike stolen, )9/01 a lawnmower was stolen from a porch in Appleby, overnight on 11/01 two dirt bikes were stolen from a vehicle on Janet Street - this was parked up the driveway, and a chainsaw stolen from an address in Lochiel Branxholme Rd. racecourse Rd was targeted overnight 11-12/01 with a car broken into and cash stolen from the centre console and a garage entered with a helmet and tools being stolen. There was also an attempt to steal a car in Forth Street 12/01. If you have any information regarding the offenders or property give us a call. You can also pass on information on Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111. Lock all your property away and keep valuable items out of sight. Keep an eye on each other. Report suspicious activity on 111 at the time. Stay safe.

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1099 days ago

Recent Crime in the Area

Social Media Advisor from Southern District Police

Hey neighbours, Xmas and Summer holidays are fast approaching. Its a good time to check your security at home and with your vehicles. Don't let crims have the opportunity to steal your things. We have had a few incidents reported of vehicles being stolen and theft from vehicles in and … View moreHey neighbours, Xmas and Summer holidays are fast approaching. Its a good time to check your security at home and with your vehicles. Don't let crims have the opportunity to steal your things. We have had a few incidents reported of vehicles being stolen and theft from vehicles in and around  Turnbull Thomson Park. Remember to secure your vehicles even when they are up your driveway. Don't leave your valuables that can be seen. can you look out for a blue Mitsubishi Lancer CNZ89 stolen from Appleby and a silver Subaru Legacy CDQ262 stolen from Grasmere. Call 111 if you see them out and about.

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