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Gun buy-back deals ends in December

The firearms amnesty and buy-back ends on December 20. Photo: Daniel Hines/SunLive.

 

Owners of prohibited firearms and/or prohibited parts have until December to hand in the hardware.

The firearms amnesty and buy-back ends on December 20.

“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,” says a police spokesperson.

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.

Fri 27- Sun 29 Sep: Tauranga Stadium Lounge, in Bay Park, Tauranga from 9am-1pm.

Collection events will run up until 20 December 2019, with a new schedule of events for October and November going up on police’s website shortly.

For more information go to https://www.police.govt.nz/advice/firearms-and-safety/changes-firearms-law-prohibited-firearms/local-collection-events-amnesty or call 0800 311 311.

“If firearm holders prefer to hand in their firearm/s and/or part/s at a dealer, 37 police approved licensed dealers can accept these – a list of participating dealers and their contact details is on the police website.”

 

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Posted on 18-09-2019 20:39 | By dumbkof2

interesting to know how many guns the gangs and crims have handed back in