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New Zealand

9 May 2009

Press (Christchurch)

Consideration of stricter gun laws following the death of a police officer in Napier would be premature, Police Minister Judith Collins says. There is one licensed firearm for every four people in New Zealand, but Collins said it was too soon to pin the blame for the death of Senior Constable Len Snee on gun control. "We need to wait for the situation to be resolved before assessing the facts on this tragic event," she said. "At the end of this, we want to see... (

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