Approved firearms

Firearms approved for use in New Zealand

Semi-automatic rifles and shotguns on this list are often produced/offered for sale in "sporting configuration" (Arms Act 1983 - section 2 [Interpretation]) or military-style semi-automatic (MSSA).

Applications to import firearms are considered on a case by case basis – discuss your proposed importation with your local police arms office. You must be clear about the category of semi-automatic firearm you are importing. A special reason is required to import MSSA rifles and shotguns. The target pistols are for use at police approved pistol clubs only.

NOTE: The searchable list below is currently being updated.

In the meantime, please use the Excel spreadsheet which contains the up-to-date firearms record: List of Approved firearms (XLS, 2MB)

Please contact your nearest Firearms office for questions you may have regarding this.

 

Make Model Action Type
WINCHESTER 52B BOLT RIFLE
WINCHESTER 53 LEVER RIFLE
WINCHESTER 62 PUMP RIFLE
WINCHESTER 63 SEMI-AUTO RIFLE
WINCHESTER 64 SEMI-AUTO RIFLE
WINCHESTER 67 BOLT RIFLE
WINCHESTER 670 BOLT RIFLE
WINCHESTER 69A BOLT RIFLE
WINCHESTER 70 BOLT RIFLE
WINCHESTER 70XTR BOLT RIFLE
WINCHESTER 72 BOLT RIFLE
WINCHESTER 75 BOLT RIFLE
WINCHESTER 88 LEVER RIFLE
WINCHESTER 94 LEVER RIFLE
WINCHESTER 9422M LEVER RIFLE
WINCHESTER COOEY 84 BOLT RIFLE
WINCHESTER COOEY MODEL 600 BOLT RIFLE
WINCHESTER DEFENDER ( 1300 ) PUMP SHOTGUN
WINCHESTER SELECT ENERGY FIELD BREAK SHOTGUN
WINCHESTER SELECT ENERGY SPORTING BREAK SHOTGUN
WINCHESTER SELECT ENERGY TRADITIONAL ELEG BREAK SHOTGUN
WINCHESTER SELECT ENERGY TRAP BREAK SHOTGUN
WINCHESTER SUPER X MODEL 1 SEMI-AUTO SHOTGUN
WINCHESTER SUPER X2 SEMI-AUTO SHOTGUN
WISCHO 2110 BOLT RIFLE
WISCHO 2116 BOLT RIFLE
WOLF LV & SV SEMI-AUTO PISTOL
YAMAMOTO POINTER SEMI-AUTO SHOTGUN
YILDIZ A5 BREAK SHOTGUN
YILDIZ A71 SEMI - AUTO SHOTGUN