A seventh person has been arrested in relation to the country's biggest meth bust in Northland two weeks ago.
A 33-year-old man is due to appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow morning, charged with importing a Class A drug, namely methamphetamine, possession of a Class A drug for supply, namely methamphetamine, and participating in an organised criminal group.
The arrest comes after police seized an eye-watering 448kg haul of meth on a boat on 90 Mile Beach. Officers later recovered even more of the drug hidden in sand dunes - taking the haul up to a total of 494kg.
It is New Zealand's biggest drug bust to date.