Firearms buy-back and amnesty collection events, Sunday 21 July

Police held seven collection events around the country today as part of the prohibited firearms buy-back and amnesty scheme.

Collection events were held in Auckland, Ohope, Hastings, Palmerston North, Upper Hutt, Greymouth and Dunedin.

Provisional figures at 5pm today per Police district include the following:

Tamaki Makaurau (Waitemata, Auckland City and Counties Manukau): 240 firearms owners were processed, handing in a total of 405 prohibited firearms and 1343 parts and accessories.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.