Police must apologize for withholding national statistics on gun seizures

Manukau Counties Police highlight the work they did in Operation Tauwhiro which seized 1,369 firearms, made 1,161 arrests related to firearms offenses and seized more than 52 000 grams of methamphetamine. Video / New Zealand Police

Police have been ordered to apologize for not releasing national firearms seizure statistics which revealed New Zealand is overflowing with guns.

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