10 Jan 2019

AOS helps execute search warrant in Oamaru

10:57 am on 10 January 2019

The Armed Offenders Squad is searching a property in Oamaru in the South Island.

Police have evacuated residents of a Porirua street, north of Wellington, as they hunt for an armed offender who shot dead a police dog.

Armed officers surround the cordon. Photo: RNZ/Adriana Weber

Police said the operation was part of a search warrant, but could not give more details.