State of emergency important notice

State of National Emergency

Police service update

At 11.59pm on Wednesday 25 March 2020, New Zealand moved to COVID-19 Alert Level 4.

This means New Zealanders not working in essential services must stay at home and stop all interactions with others outside of their household.

During this time Police will continue to provide essential policing services.

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Arms Manual 2002

Arms Manual 2002

Date Published: 
March 2020

This manual is no longer available due to changes to the Arms Act, making it out of date. We will work to make it available again in the future.