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Dramatic police shootout in Bay of Plenty caught on camera

Recent NewsNZ Herald

The dramatic moment shots were fired between police and a fleeing driver in the Bay of Plenty have been captured on security camera.

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Kawerau reeling: Shots fired in high-speed police chase in Bay of Plenty

Recent NewsNZ Herald

Shots were fired and elderly people nearly run over during a dramatic high-speed police chase in the Bay of Plenty.

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Kawerau in lockdown as armed police hunt gunman who fired shots during pursuit

Recent NewsNZ Herald

Police have confirmed they shot back at a gunman who used two cars to lead officers on a dramatic police chase through the Bay of Plenty today.

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Police Commissioner: 'High threshold' for routine use of armed police

Recent NewsRNZ

Andrew Coster says there would have to be a "very high threshold" for him to change his belief that our police should not be routinely armed.

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Northland police raids: Gang members arrested, firearms found in methamphetamine op

Recent NewsNZ Herald

Five people were arrested as part of an ongoing police operation targeting the illegal manufacture of meth in the region.

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$2.5m worth of assets seized in Christchurch cannabis bust

Recent NewsStuff

Police have arrested five people and seized more than $2.5 million in assets after a series of raids in Christchurch.

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