The government is considering how it can change the law to deport people who pose a threat to national security, RNZ reveals. This weekend marks a year since Ahamed Aathill Mohamed Samsudeen walked into a supermarket in Auckland and attacked shoppers with a knife he is believed to have picked off the shelf. In a June 2022 briefing to the incoming immigration minister, Michael Wood, officials told him its current workstream included considering how the Immigration Act could be changed to “manage and mitigate the risk of violent offending that affects the safety and security of New Zealand”.