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…

Rampaging Axe Man Kills Woman, Injures Three People

New Zealand’s reputation as a safe place took another nose dive today. A rampaging axe man has attacked householders in Timberlea, Upper Hut, killing one woman and seriously injuring two males ages 20 and 24 years. Here’s what the NZ Herald had to say: A woman has told of a narrow escape after a man armed…