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New Zealand

21 November 2008

New Zealand Herald / NZPA

A diplomatic protection squad police officer once shot a hole in the side of an airborne plane carrying former Prime Minister Jim Bolger, it has been revealed. The DPS guards the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition, usually keeping a low profile. But the decision to completely surround incoming Prime Minister John Key on election night with a tight ring of officers has raised questions about its tactics. In a discussion panel on Radio New Zealand this week,... (

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