Man arrested following reserve duck hunt

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A man found duck hunting in a wildlife reserve has been arrested.

Porirua Police said they responded to reports of shots being heard at Pauatahanui Inlet and found the man shooting ducks in a wildlife reserve near a residential area.

Police said firearms charges were being considered against him.

"It is crucial that hunters follow the law and safety rules," said Senior Sergeant Simon King.

"Police will treat any breaches extremely seriously.

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