Police encourage all firearms holders who have a prohibited firearm and/or prohibited part to attend a collection event soon. The firearms amnesty and buy-back ends on 20 December 2019. There will be no compensation after this date for those handing in their firearm/s or part/s for buy-back, and possessing a prohibited firearm will be an offence – no exceptions.
Events in Bay of Plenty District will happen on the following dates:
Fri 20 – Sat 21 Sep: Murupara Sports Pavilion Hall, 48 Pine Drive, in Murupara from 9am-12 noon.