Firearms Official Information Act proactive public releases (March 2019)

Firearms Official Information Act proactive public releases (March 2019)

Date Published: 
March 2019

In keeping with the Open Government Partnership National Action Plan 2016-2018, and as Administrator of the Arms Act 1983, Police is releasing its responses to some recent Official Information Act requests, where it is considered they contain data and information that has wider public interest.

For more information, go to Firearms and safety.

Reference

Date of request

Information requested

17-6277-2 (PDF 2.1MB)

14 Feb 2018

  • Questions regarding claims made in a letter to the editor of The Dominion Post on 12 Feb 2018 in relation to firearms

IR-01-18-1640 (PDF 1.1MB)

29 Mar 2018

  • Questions regarding a firearm discharge at a former Army Drill Hall

IR-01-18-1598 (PDF 956KB)

6 Apr 2018

  • Questions regarding firearm discharge at Counties Manukau Police Station and MSSA special reason rules

IR-01-18-2688 (PDF 1.4MB)

6 Apr 2018

  • Follow up to the above questions

IR-01-18-1000 (PDF 1.7MB)

19 Apr 2018

  • Questions regarding import permit rules

IR-01-18-915 (PDF 1.2MB)

28 Apr 2018

  • Questions regarding privately manufactured firearms

IR-01-18-961 (PDF 332KB)

2 May 2018

  • Questions regarding a post made on social media in relation to firearms policy

IR-01-18-1390 (PDF 1.5MB)

8 May 2018

  • Questions regarding a post made on social media in relation to firearms policy

IR-01-18-5909 (PDF 502KB)

17 Jul 2018

  1. Has there been another change in how MSSA with folding stocks are measured?
  2. Is a fixed muzzle device still included?

IR-01-18-5831 (fyi.org.nz)

14 Jul 2018

  • Please supply evidence that attempts have been made to circumvent the special reason requirement as detailed in section 33 of the briefing for the minister of police.
     

IR-01-18-9121 (fyi.org.nz)

21 Aug 2018

  1. Has there been another change in how MSSA with folding stocks are measured?
  2. Is a fixed muzzle device still included?

IR-01-18-15985 (PDF 152KB)

5 Nov 2018

 

  • Information held by New Zealand Police as to the present number of .410 shotguns and bore guns presently held in NZ

 

IR-01-18-15444 (PDF 673KB)

7 Nov 2018

  1. How many times have Police been shot at in the last five years?
  2. By incident - was the offender licensed?
  3. How did the incident begin? Car chase etc.

IR-01-18-16093 (PDF 217KB)

12 Nov 2018

  • Questions regarding how firearms are counted by Police

IR-01-18-17024 (PDF 254KB)

25 Nov 2018

  • How many murders were committed with firearms, for the last ten years, by Police region.

IR-01-18-17326 (PDF 328KB)

28 Nov 2018

  1.  Am I correct that there is nothing in law that requires people to 'give details' for recording when purchasing airsoft guns from retailers? Just proof of age?
  2. What details are Police now insisting that shops record with sales?
  3. What justification have police for imposing this recording system on retailers?
  4. What law compels shops to participate?
  5. Is it appropriate for Police to extort shops with extra legal requirements on threat of denying import permits?

IR-01-18-18031 (PDF 700KB)

5 Dec 2018

  1. How many officers were shot at with firearms?
  2. How many people were charged with attempted murder?
  3. How many were drug dealers?
  4. Why was attempted murder charge dropped?

IR-01-18-18429 (PDF 416KB)

11 Dec 2018

  1. What is the longest delay in the last year for processing a firearm import permit?
  2. What is the longest delay in the last year for processing a firearm part import permit?

IR-01-18-18538 (PDF 349KB)

12 Dec 2018

  • Questions regarding a media article about a specific offender

IR-01-18-12138 (PDF 590KB)

19 Dec 2018

  • How many licensed firearm owners have been convicted of murder with a firearm - by year - in the last twenty years.

IR-01-19-1210 (PDF 335KB)

14 Jan 2019

  • Would you please be able to provide the number of people that have successfully attained a firearms licence in the Ashburton District in 2018.

IR-01-19-1259 (PDF 574KB)

15 Jan 2019

  1. The number of members of pistol clubs in Otago;
  2. The number of members of pistol clubs in Southland;
  3. A list of all pistol clubs in Otago and Southland, along with each of their most recent membership numbers;
  4. The number of pistol club members in NZ as a whole