Armed Man Shot in Motueka

Police have shot an armed man in the South Island township of Motueka, whom they say pointed a firearm at them. The dust had barely settled on yesterday’s massive manhunt in the North Island, when New Zealand police were required to deal with another armed offender this afternoon. The man was critically injured in Wharepapa…

Armed Police Storm Christchurch Home

  Stuff is reporting a police raid on a home in Shirley, Christchurch. A Christchurch house is cordoned off while a specialist police team searches for firearms. Police carried out a search warrant for firearms at a house on Shirley Rd about 7am. A spokeswoman said armed police and dog handler squads were searching the…

Christchurch Mall Stormed by Armed Police

  Days after the opening ceremony of the Cricket World Cup a Christchurch shopping mall has been stormed by armed police. After a car chase which ended at the entrance to Barrington Mall, police chased two suspects through the shopping centre. Police are keeping quiet about the incidents that led up to the pursuit, but it…

Bucklands Beach Stolen Arsenal Turns Up in Northland

Part of the massive arsenal of weapons and ammunition stolen from a private home in Bucklands Beach has turned up in the hands of Northland criminals. In June last year we wrote about how the cache went missing on the eve of the anti-gun initiative “Operation Unification” an Australasian-wide two-week campaign aimed at encouraging the public…