'I'm glad I got caught': Inside the arrest of musician found with 20kg meth at airport

Jared Savage
Jared Savage

Investigative Journalist

When the rest of New Zealand was stuck at home in the Covid lockdown, Romney Fukofuka was busted on the way home with 20kg of meth in his suitcase. Now facing a long stint in prison, the musician called Konecs believes the mistake has saved his life.

Romney Fukofuka couldn't help but feel shocked, even a little disgusted.

He had parked outside the Countdown supermarket at the Māngere mall to buy groceries and in the front of the car next to him,