New Zealand: Suspected pipe bomb leads to Defence Force callout in Temuka

The Defence Force sent an explosive disposal team to a Temuka property on Friday after concerns a pipe bomb had been located in the bedroom of a home in the South Canterbury town. A New Zealand Defence Force spokesperson confirmed Read More …

New Zealand: Customer used bomb-laden ATM after failed robbery in Hamilton

An unsuspecting customer used an ATM that had unexploded pipebombs nearby after a failed attempt by thieves to blast it open. Police found seven pipe bombs at the scene of an attempted heist on a Hamilton mall ATM. Hamilton City Read More …

NZ Defence Force say firing range was cleared before Afghan children died

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) says a firing range was cleared the year before seven children died from a device allegedly left behind on a NZDF firing range in Afghanistan. A Stuff Circuit investigation has revealed 17 civilians were Read More …

NZDF in Solomons to help with unexploded ‘remnants of war‘

New Zealand‘s Defence Force has sent 21 bomb disposal experts to Solomon Islands to aid in the removal of “potentially dangerous” unexploded Second World War explosives. NZ Army Land EOD teams conduct explosive ordinance reconnaissance and removal on the island Read More …