NZ police make arrests after cannabis operation in Tasman District

Tasman Police have arrested two men and seized assets worth approximately $5 million dollars following a major operation in the district.

Over several months Police have undertaken a covert investigation into the commercial cultivation and widespread supply of cannabis throughout the West Coast of the South Island and Canterbury.

The investigation, led by the Tasman District Organised Crime Unit, saw the arrest of a 72-year-old Ngahere man on 9 September and a search warrant executed at his address.

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