● Kiwi jihadist Mark Taylor, also known as Mohammad Daniel and Abu Abdul Rahman, burnt his New Zealand passport after going to Syria to fight for Isis. In 2014, Taylor, declared a Specially Designated Global Terrorist by the US, claimed he’d contacted the New Zealand government to try and get a new passport.
● A Christchurch teen radicalised online and caught plotting a terror attack was sentenced to intensive supervision earlier this year. The youth had planned to drive a car into a group of people and then stab them.
● In June 2016, Imran Patel became the first New Zealander jailed for possessing and distributing extremist propaganda. Last week, the Herald reported that Patel will be released on parole. ● Hawke’s Bay Muslim Te Amorangi Izhaq Kireka-Whaanga came out in 2014 in support of Isis, saying it would bring down Western civilisation.
● New Zealander Daryl Jones, also known as Muslim bin John, was killed by a drone in Yemen in 2013 while fighting for Al-Qaeda.