Take care around firearms
Constable Wanaka reminder safety.
‘‘When driving, if you are carrying a firearm, the firearm is to be safely put away, in the boot if you have one,’’ he said.
The bolt and ammunition Greg Nolet of has issued a
about firearm should be separate from the weapon. A trigger guard is preferable.
If a loaded firearm is found in a vehicle a $150 fine will be issued and details will be passed to the firearms team in Dunedin where licence status will be considered.
Wanaka police were making enquiries into the burglary of the Lake Hawea Hotel and attended a crash on the Crown Range Road, caused by black ice.
Motorists should take care in shaded areas and look out for heavy rain as rocks loosened in last week’s earthquake were falling, he said.