Gas Canisters Thrown in Armed Siege, Just Another Day in ‘Peaceful’ New Zealand as Gun Crime Becomes the Norm

Police have sieged a Porirua home in which an armed offender has taken refuge. Update: 6 pm NZ time: The suspected shooter has been found dead at the scene. source Police dog shot, killed on Kokiri Cres in Porirua https://t.co/JPlOKcvF0u Armed male offender still on the loose pic.twitter.com/PDb6mjxod1 — Stuff.co.nz News (@NZStuff) April 21, 2016…

Gunman Opens Fire in McDonald’s, Gun Discharged During Petrol Station Robbery. Is Gun Crime out of Control in NZ?

New Zealand’s growing reputation for violent crime took a turn for the worse today. Armed police shot dead a man who fired-off a high powered rifle at a McDonald’s restaurant in Upper Hutt, Wellington, at around 12.40pm. Video taken by a bystander: At a press conference outside the Upper Hutt police station Wellington District Commander Superintendent…