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Glen Eden shooting: Family of Tex Witika attend blessing

NewstalkZB 03 Dec 2021
Family of a West Auckland man fatally shot by police have carried out a blessing at the remains of his home, which was destroyed by a fire four days earlier and where a firearms standoff ensued ... The blessing was also attended by uniformed police officers ... Two officers who were shot at the address have since been released from Auckland Hospital.
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Police shooting: Man killed in Glen Eden was Tex Witika

NewstalkZB 01 Dec 2021
Police have named a man shot and killed by officers in West Auckland this week. He was Tex "Rex" Witika, of Auckland ... Three officers were injured - one seriously - and were taken to hospital ... Officers shot - two discharged, one still in hospital. "Two of our officers who were shot at the address have since been released from Auckland City Hospital.
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West Auckland shooting: Gunman who was shot dead in stand-off named

RNZ 01 Dec 2021
The gunman who was shot dead by police in Glen Eden in West Auckland on Monday morning has been named ... He was killed and three officers were shot and injured in the stand-off ... "Two of our officers who were shot at the address have since been released from Auckland Hospital.
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Ikea signs up for first NZ site

NewstalkZB 01 Dec 2021
Two years after announcing it would open here, it has just announced an agreement to buy land at New Zealand's biggest shopping centre, owned by NZX-listed Kiwi Property Group at Mt Wellington, Auckland. Mirja Viinanen, chief executive officer and chief sustainability officer for Ikea New Zealand made today's announcement.
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Glen Eden shooting: Man a former welder who 'kept to himself'

NewstalkZB 01 Dec 2021
A man fatally shot by police after a stand-off in West Auckland was a former welder, known as Tex, who had a large family and "kept to himself", a neighbour told the Herald ... Three officers who were shot during the incident are being well supported, police said. One officer who underwent surgery remains in a stable condition at Auckland City Hospital.
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Kerre McIvor: It's a matter of time before another police officer is killed and officers know that

NewstalkZB 30 Nov 2021
“I'm a police officer of 12 years ... That was just one of the texts I received yesterday from police officers. Absolutely gutted that yet another call-out had ended in gunfire, death and hospitalisation, on top of the police officer who was targeted by a motorist last night at the night before, as he was laying spikes.
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Glen Eden shooting: Man killed by police 'claimed house had been firebombed'

Stuff 30 Nov 2021
The Auckland man who shot and injured three officers "had been having some run-ins" in the lead-up to his death, neighbours say ....
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Amid Rapid U.S. Growth, Provoke Solutions Appoints Jenna Chamra as CMO and SVP Global Consulting

Kentucky New Era 30 Nov 2021
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Provoke Solutions, a global technology services firm, today announced that Jenna Chamra has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Global Consulting ... market ... Provoke has New Zealand offices in Auckland and Wellington and U.S. offices in San Diego and Seattle ... .
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'We have a major gang problem': Fears Auckland gun violence out of control

NewstalkZB 29 Nov 2021
Investigators are trying to determine what provoked a West Auckland man to set fire to his Kainga Ora house then open fire on armed police before he was shot dead ... But the country's top cop denies suggestions that police have lost control in West Auckland, and says his officers are focused on protecting the community.
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New call to arm police officers after West Auckland shooting

RNZ 29 Nov 2021
The union for police officers wants at least a temporary arming of officers in South and West Auckland, after a gunman was killed and officers injured, and a separate gang confrontation ... Three officers were shot and injured in in Glen Eden on in West Auckland after a stand-off with a gunman on Monday.
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Glen Eden shooting: 'He's got a gun, there are families with small children'

NewstalkZB 29 Nov 2021
Three injured officers, one seriously, were taken to Auckland City Hospital ... One of the officers has been discharged from Auckland Hospital, one is expected to be released today and the third officer who underwent surgery remains in a stable condition." ... Three officers taken to Auckland City Hospital and are recovering in a stable condition.
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Former officer: Police need more to respond with than pepper spray and a taser

NewstalkZB 29 Nov 2021
Auckland Police officers might need better protection as they respond to more firearms events. Three police officers ...
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Glen Eden shooting: Neighbour who was fired at describes shooter's final hour

Stuff 29 Nov 2021
A West Aucklander fired upon by a gun-toting man, who went on to shoot three police officers, has described harrowing scenes as the shooter calmly asked neighbours to stop hiding ....
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Coster reveals 'man became aggressive' before shot by police

NewstalkZB 29 Nov 2021
More details have been revealed about today's police shooting in Glen Eden that left a gunman dead and three officers injured ... Coster said three police officers were injured and police shot a man dead after he fired at officers ... One officer was seriously injured in the incident and was rushed to Auckland City Hospital for treatment.
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'I don't feel safe at all': Terrified residents after man killed in shootout

NewstalkZB 29 Nov 2021
A man has been shot dead by police and four officers are in hospital following two serious West Auckland incidents in the space of just 11 hours. This morning, police were called to a shooting incident in Glen Eden and an officer was last night struck by a fleeing vehicle while deploying road spikes in New Lynn.
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