Facebook firearm alert
A message posted on a Facebook page by a Whanga¯rei Boys’ High School student of a photo of a firearm and telling others to not to come to school has seen him referred to the police. The message was posted on Thursday about 8am and was soon removed. Police were notified and the student spoken to and referred to the Police Youth Aid section. No charges have been laid. Whanga¯rei Boys’ High School principal Karen Gilbert-Smith said she had no comment to make at this time.