Just 8 days to hand in prohibited firearms

Police are reminding all firearms owners there is just eight days to go to hand in their prohibited firearms and parts.

Over the past five months Police have seen thousands of New Zealanders taking part in the Amnesty and Buy-back, resulting in more than 47,000 prohibited firearms and 170,000 parts being handed in to date.

The public’s response and attitude at more than 500 local collection points has been a true testament to firearm communities and the willingness of law-abiding firearms owners to do the right thing.

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