Armed police officers secure the perimeter before Friday prayers at Hagley Park. Photo: Reuters
Armed police officers secure the perimeter before Friday prayers at Hagley Park. Photo: Reuters

New Zealand shooting: Police visited terror-accused Brenton Tarrant’s home in Dunedin before granting him gun licence

  • Police in October 2017 interviewed terror-accused Brenton Tarrant at his home in Dunedin, a city about a five-hour drive from Christchurch
  • They inspected his house and spoke to two of his referees, before granting him the gun licence which allowed him to buy the weapons used in the mosque attacks

Armed police officers secure the perimeter before Friday prayers at Hagley Park. Photo: Reuters
Armed police officers secure the perimeter before Friday prayers at Hagley Park. Photo: Reuters
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