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21 February 2010

New Zealand Herald

An internal police report warned of potential "public safety" dangers stemming from its Bushmaster rifle - a month after innocent teenager Halatau Naitoko was accidentally shot dead on an Auckland motorway. Inquiries by the Herald on Sunday have also found that there has been no formal review of the training or operational use by police of the weapon since it was introduced in 2005. Naitoko, 17, was killed by a police officer armed with a Bushmaster 13 months ago... (

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