Firearm collection event this weekend in Trentham
"Firearm collection event this weekend in Trentham
This weekend there will be a prohibited firearm
and part collection event on Saturday 5 October at the
Trentham Racecourse from 10am-1pm.
If you can’t make a
collection event, firearm holders also have the option of
going to their local dealer to hand-in firearms and
Contact your local dealer to make a booking before
Firearm owners can now also apply for compensation
if they own a unique prohibited firearm, part or
Information on criteria, cost and how to apply
is now available on the Police website.
You can also
modify some prohibited firearms - Police’s website has
information on modifications and a list of approved
For more information go to www.police.govt.nz or call 0800 311 311.
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