Clan Lab located in Kaitaia
Tuesday November 27,
located a clan lab following a number of search warrants on
properties in the Kaitaia area today.
Police searched four
addresses and, as a result, arrested three Kaitaia
The men, aged 19, 26 and 31 years, will appear in
the Kaitaia District Court today facing a total of 67
The charges include supplying methamphetamine and
LSD and selling cannabis.
The Auckland Clan Lab Team is
currently processing the clan lab that was located on one of
Relieving Northland District Manager
Criminal Investigations Detective Senior Sergeant Kevin
Burke says the cannabis growing season is now in full swing
and Police would like to hear from anyone who has seen
suspicious activity that may be linked to the growing,
manufacture or dealing of illicit drugs.
information can contact their local police or call
Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555
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Gordon Campbell: On First Time Voting (Greens)
For the last two days, I’ve turned my column over to a couple of guest columnists who are first time voters. They’ve been asked to explain why they were voting, for whom and what role they thought their parental upbringing had played in shaping their political beliefs ; and at the end, to choose a piece of music. Today’s guest columnist is Ana Avia-O’Connor, who will be casting her first time vote on Saturday for the Greens.
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