Res­i­den­tial duck hunter ar­rested

Kapi-Mana News - - SPORT/ NEWS -

A 27-year-old Welling­ton man was ar­rested on Satur­day evening for duck hunt­ing in res­i­den­tial Porirua.

Po­lice were called at 5.15pm by a res­i­dent of Grays Rd, who re­ported shots be­ing fired in the wet­lands bor­der­ing Pau­ata­hanui Inlet.

Both ends of the road were blocked off by po­lice, who found and ar­rested the man at 5.45pm.

Gray’s Rd is a semi-ru­ral area with homes and life­style blocks along its length.

The shooter was taken to Porirua po­lice sta­tion to be in­ter­viewed. The man had not killed any ducks, and po­lice had not yet laid any charges, a spokesman said.

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