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New Zealand

12 September 2008

New Zealand Press Association

A restriction on airguns similar to the one which killed undercover policeman Don Wilkinson may not have saved the officer, police said today. Legislation which has been before Parliament for three years would have meant the type of airgun used to kill Mr Wilkinson in Mangere, South Auckland, yesterday could only be sold to people with a firearms licence. But Superintendent Ted Cox of Counties Manukau police doubted the speedier passage of the legislation would have... (

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