Native Affairs Summer Series 2014 - The Raid

By Iulia Leilua

A Ruatoki family was left shaken back in April after the armed offenders squad woke them in the dead of the night, ordered them outside and held them at gunpoint.

While they found nothing, the family say no explanation or apology was given by the police.

The incident re-traumatised the small Ruatoki community who are not only still grappling with the 2007 terror raid  s but also another AOS raid in 2012.  Iulia Leilua went to Ruatoki to speak to a community fast losing any trust in the police.

To view the full episode that featured this story, see the clip below