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New Zealand

22 December 2006

Radio New Zealand

Additional firearms have been seized during police raids on unregistered and restricted weapons. A total of 1,041 military-style semi-automatic and automatic weapons, pistols and machine guns were confiscated this week from 55 properties between North Auckland and Canterbury. The largest number of firearms seized from one person was 562. Police also had to ask for help to deal with hand grenades and home-made land mines. Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Whitehead says... (

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