Story: Terrorism and counter-terrorism

Counter-terrorist exercise

Counter-terrorist exercise

This is a counter-terrorist training exercise in the Hauraki Gulf on 11 August 2011. The joint exercise involved the police Special Tactics Group (STG) and the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF). The RNZAF Iroquois helicopters delivered STG members by rope to the Sealink ferry. The STG is the police unit responsible for counter-terrorist operations.

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Lance Beath, 'Terrorism and counter-terrorism - Securing New Zealand against terrorism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/34666/counter-terrorist-exercise (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Lance Beath, published 20 Jun 2012