Arsonists have attacked three vehicles in two separate incidents in Dunedin this weekend.

At 2am yesterday, firefighters were called to two vehicles parked next to each other that had been set on fire in Burkes Drive, Maia.

Both vehicles were extensively damaged, police said.

At 7pm last night, another vehicle was set on fire in Port Chalmers Rd and was also damaged.


Dunedin Police asked anyone who had any information about the fires, or who saw anybody acting suspiciously in these areas, to phone them on (03) 471 4800.

Alternatively, anonymous information can be passed on to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.