New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: Bloomberg

New Zealand bans semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles in reforms to gun laws following Christchurch terror attack

  • Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles would be banned under stronger new gun laws
  • The new law is expected to be in place by April 11 and a buy-back scheme will be established for banned weapons
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: Bloomberg
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