Seven people have been arrested after a police investigation into recent drive-by shootings, attacks, drug dealing and unlawful possession of firearms in Hawke’s Bay.
Police had been carrying out search warrants across the region, as well as Raupunga and Gisborne, since December 8, as part of the investigation.
Twenty-one firearms were recovered and seized, including a high-powered military-style semi-automatic assault rifle, numerous sawn-off weapons and a revolver.
Ammunition, methamphetamine, cannabis and cash, to the value of $26,000 dollars at one address, were also seized by police.
Addresses searched where firearms and ammunition were found, were connected to members and associates of Black Power and Mongrel Mob.
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