NZ police says Hawke’s Bay hospital in lockdown due to security threat


WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand police said on Saturday that a hospital in Hawke’s Bay was placed in lockdown due to a security threat in the facility.

No further details were available. Police did not comment on whether the lockdown was related to the mass shootings in Christchurch on Friday.

(Reporting by Praveen Menon; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore)