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Best of 2019: NZ's biggest drug bust - a comedy of errors and 500kg of meth

Jared Savage

Investigative reporter, NZ Herald

SPECIAL REPORT: Bumbling crooks or a sophisticated criminal network which struck bad luck? Jared Savage goes inside the events which led to suspicious locals in the Far North raising the alarm, a quick thinking young constable stopping 500kg of methamphetamine, and two police investigations which uncovered who was behind the smuggling operation.
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