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  •   Home > News > Living & Travel

    Auckland's Heart of the City boss wants a crackdown on violent crime ... around the country

    Auckland's Heart of the City boss wants a crackdown on violent crime ... around the country


    Police are investigating a serious firearms incident where shots were fired at the Sofitel Hotel on the Viaduct, yesterday morning.

    Heart of the City chief executive, Viv Beck, says its' a worry for businesses, staff and customers.

    But she doesn't think it's a central Auckland problem.

    Beck thinks s crime is increasing to a disturbing new level across the country.

    She wants to see a concerted effort to preventing similar incidents.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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