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Gun Politics in New Zealand

Police seize guns in raid on operator of weapons store

Police seized guns and bullets in a raid on a storage facility in Fo Tan yesterday, saying the operator's licence had expired and public safety was at stake.

Monday, 24 September, 2007, 12:00am

Pistol seller held

A toy-shop owner, 25, was arrested for possessing arms without a licence after undercover police bought a converted air pistol from him at his shop in Yuen Long. The man is on $5,000 bail.

10 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Clubs take aim at new gun rules

STRICT licensing controls being considered for all gun owners and users have been criticised as too stringent by local shooting clubs.

The clubs, responding to a government consultation paper, are concerned about safe handling tests proposed as part of an overhaul of firearms licensing.

11 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Gun review

THE Security Branch is midway through a review of the Firearms and Ammunitions Ordinance which aims to tighten the control of firearms and the regulation of shooting clubs.

12 Oct 1995 - 12:00am