Local Collection Events - Amnesty and Buy-back

Last updated 18 July 2019

This is where you will find dates and locations for you to hand in your firearms.

Find out how you need to prepare and what you need to bring with you.

Please note: additional dates/locations/ times will be added up until 20 December 2019 – the conclusion of the six-month amnesty period.

Northland
This area starts at Kaiwaka upwards to Cape Reinga.

 

Date

Local Collection Point

Address

Hours

17 Jul Waipu Rugby Club 5 St Marys Road, Waipu 3pm - 7pm
18 Jul Maungaturoto Community Hall View Street,  Maungaturoto 3pm - 7pm
23 Jul Hikurangi Bowling Club 11 Park Street,  Hikurangi 3pm - 7pm
24 Jul Barge Park Barge Park, Maunu, Whangarei 3pm - 7pm
30 Jul Dargaville Rugby Club Murdoch Street, Dargaville 3pm - 7pm
31 Jul Kerikeri Sports Complex Corner Heritage Bypass and
Waipapa Road, Kerikeri
3pm - 7pm
6 Aug Kaitaia RSA 18 Mathews Ave, Kaitaia 3pm - 7pm
7 Aug Houhora Big Game Fishing Club 4126 Far North Road, Pukenui 3pm - 7pm
8 Aug Kaeo Rugby Club 40 Whangaroa Road, Kaeo 3pm - 7pm
15 Aug Onerahi Bowling Club 35 Alamein Ave, Onerahi 3pm - 7pm
16 Aug Bledisloe Domain Haruru Falls Road,  Paihia 3pm - 7pm
21 Aug Maungakaramea Mid-Western
Rugby Club
13 Tangihua Road,  Maungakaramea 3pm - 7pm
25 Aug Kaikohe - Lynvert Park Lynvert Street, Kaikohe 11am - 3pm 
28 Aug Waipu Rugby Club 5 St Marys Road, Waipu 3pm - 7pm
4 Sep Whangarei - Barge Park Barge Park,  Maunu,  Whangarei 3pm - 7pm
10 Sep Broadwood Community Hall Broadwood Community Hall 3pm - 7pm
11 Sep Kaitaia RSA 18 Mathrews Ave,  Kaitaia 3pm - 7pm
17 Sep Kerikeri Sports Complex Corner Heritage Bypass and
Waipapa Road, Kerikeri
3pm - 7pm
18 Sep Dargaville Rugby Club Murdoch Street, Dargaville 3pm - 7pm
24 Sep Hikurangi Bowling Club 11 Park Street,  Hikurangi 3pm - 7pm
29 Sep Kaikohe - Lynvert Park Lynvert Park, Lynvert Street, Kaikohe 11am - 3pm

 

Tāmaki Makaurau (updated 18 July 2019)
Includes Waitemata, which begins at Mangawhai, Auckland City and Counties Manukau, down to Tuakau.

 

Date

Local Collection Point

Address

Hours

21 Jul
updated
Mt Smart Stadium
Gate C, East Lounge
2 Beasley Avenue, Penrose,
Auckland
9am - 4pm 
28 Jul Western Springs – Ponsonby
Rugby Club
1 Stadium Road, Western Springs,
Auckland
9am - 4pm
4-5 Aug A&P Showgrounds, Mahurangi
Rugby Club, Warkworth
A&P Showgrounds, State Highway 1, Warkworth 10am - 3pm
4-5 Aug Pukekohe Park Events Centre (Raceway Garden Bar area) 222 -250 Manukau Road, Pukekohe 10am - 3pm
11-12 Aug Victor Eaves Park, Sharks Club,
Orewa
Victor Eaves Park, Orewa 10am - 3pm
11-12 Aug Papakura Rugby Football Club Massey Park, 2 Ron Keat Drive, Papakura 10am - 3pm
18-19 Aug The Trusts Arena - Henderson  65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson, Auckland 10am - 3pm
18-19 Aug The Office, Tuakau 20C Liverpool Street, Tuakau 10am - 3pm
25 Aug Eden Park Eden Park, Reimers Avenue, Kingsland 10am - 3pm
1-2 Sep Kumeu Showgrounds Access Road, Kumeu, Auckland 10am - 3pm
1-2 Sep Pakuranga United Rugby Club 78 Bells Road, Lloyd Elsmore Park,
Auckland
10am - 3pm
8 Sep Mt Smart Stadium 2 Beasley Ave, Penrose, Auckland 10am - 3pm
15-16 Sep Eden Park Eden Park, Reimers Ave, Kingsland 10am - 3pm
22-23 Sep Victor Eaves Park, Sharks Club,
Orewa
Victor Eaves Park, Orewa 12pm  - 4pm
22-23 Sep Ormiston Activity Centre Chapel Road, Flatbush, Auckland 10am - 3pm
29-30 Sep Wellsford Community Centre 1 Matheson Road, Wellsford, Auckland 10am - 3pm
29-30 Sep Ormiston Activity Centre Chapel Road, Flatbush, Auckland 10am - 3pm

 

Waikato
Covers the area between Te Kauwhata in the north, Benneydale in the south.

 

Date

Local Collection Point

Address

Hours

20 Jul Te Aroha Silver Ferns Event Centre 44 Stanley Avenue, Te Aroha 10am - 3pm
23 Jul Piopio Rugby Club Piopio Domain, Aris Rd, Piopio 10am - 3pm
24 Jul Claudelands Event Centre Heaphy Terrace, Hamilton 10am - 3pm
26 Jul Morrinsville Event Centre 30 Ron Ladd Place, Morrinsville 10am - 3pm
30 Jul Huntly - Thistle Association Club Rooms Park Avenue, Huntly 10am - 3pm
31 Jul Cambridge Raceway Taylor Street, Cambridge 11am - 4pm
1 Aug Waihi Rugby Athletic Club 111 Kenny Street , Waihi 10am - 3pm
4 Aug Matamata Racing Club Matamata Racing Club, 7555 SH 27, Matamata 11am - 4pm
5 Aug Benneydale Sports and Recreation Club 16 Mine Road, Benneydale 10am - 3pm
7 Aug Whangamata War Memorial Hall 328 Port Road, Whangamata 10am - 1.30pm
12 Aug Waipa Racecourse 1025 Racecourse Road, Te Awamutu 11am - 4pm
13 Aug Ngatea Rugby Club Hugh Hayward Domain, Ngatea 10am - 3pm
15 Aug Claudelands Event Centre Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands, Hamilton 10am - 3pm
18 Aug Thames Rugby Club 455 Ngati Maru Highway, Thames 10am - 3pm
19 Aug Papa Aroha (old fire station)  1085 Colville Road, Coromandel
Peninsula
10am - 3pm
21 Aug Paeroa Rugby and Sports Club Centennial Park, Towers Street, Paeroa 10am - 3pm
25 Aug Waitete Rugby Club Waitete Road, Te Kuiti 10am - 3pm
26 Aug Raglan Rugby Sports Club cnr Cross Street & Park Drive, Raglan 10am - 3pm
28 Aug The Coromandel Rescue Helicopter Hanger end of Abrahamson Drive off Moewai Rd, Whitianga Airport 9am - 3pm
4 Sep Morrinsville Event Centre 30 Ron Ladd Place, Morrinsville 10am - 3pm
7 Sep Kawhia Sports Club Rosamund Terrace, Kawhia 10am - 3pm
11 Sep Otorohanga Tigers Rugby League Club, Island Reserve Rangipare St, Otorohanga 10am - 2pm
13 Sep Te Aroha Silver Ferns Event Centre 44 Stanley Avenue, Te Aroha 10am - 2pm
14 Sep Waihi Rugby Athletic Club 111 Kenny Street , Waihi 10am - 2pm
18 Sep Cambridge Raceway Taylor Street, Cambridge 11am - 4pm
20 Sep Waitete Rugby Club Waitete Road, Te Kuiti 10am - 3pm
25 Sep Benneydale Sports and Recreation Club 16 Mine Road, Benneydale 10am - 3pm
27 Sep Tairua Rugby and Sports Club Corner Tokoroa & Manaia Road,  Tairua 10am - 3pm
28 Sep Huntly Thistle Association
Club Rooms
Park Avenue, Huntly 10am - 3pm

 

Bay of Plenty (updated 15 July 2019)
Covers the area from Katikati in the north, east to the tip of the East Cape and south past Turangi in the central North Island.

 

Date

Local Collection Point

Address

Hours

19-21 Jul Ohope Hall Bluett Road,Ohope 9am - 1pm 
26-28 Jul Taupo Vintage Car Club Hickling Park, Taupo 9am - 1pm 
2-4 Aug Te Puke Sports Club Atuaroa Road, Te Puke 9am - 1pm 
9-11 Aug Rotorua - International stadium Devon Street, Rotorua 9am - 2pm 
16-18 Aug Tokoroa Cricket Club 56 Mossop Road, Tokoroa 9am - 1pm 
23-25 Aug Kawerau - Firmin Lodge Waterhouse Street,  Kawerau 9am - 1pm 
30 Aug - 1 Sep Tauranga - Stadium Lounge Bay Park Tauranga 9am - 1pm 
6-7 Sep (updated) Waiotahi Settlers Hall 9 Waiotahi Valley Road, Opotoki 9am - 12pm
13-15 Sep Rotorua -International Stadium Devon Street,  Rotorua 9am - 2pm 
20-22 Sep Murupara Sports Pavilion Hall 48 Pine Drive, Murupara 9am - 1pm 
27-29 Sep Tauranga Stadium Lounge Bay Park Tauranga 9am - 1pm

 

Eastern (updated 16 July 2019)
Extends from near the tip of East Cape through to Porangahau in southern Hawkes Bay.

 

Date

Local Collection Point

Address

Hours

20 Jul Maraekakaho Hall 68 Kereru Road, Maraekakaho, Hastings 10am - 1:30pm
21 Jul Hawkes Bay Racecourse Prospect Road, Hastings 9:30am - 1:30pm
27 Jul (updated) Army Drill Hall Coote Road, Napier 9:30am - 1:30pm
28 Jul Waimarama Maraetotara
Memorial Hall
2282 Waimarama Road 10am - 1:30pm
10 Aug Porangahau Hall Abercromby Street 11:30am - 2:30pm
11 Aug Central Hawke's Bay College Svenson Road 11:30am - 2:30pm
17 Aug (updated) Waikare Sports Centre Waikare Road 11:30am - 2:30pm
18 Aug Tiaho School 93 Clyde Road 9:30am - 1:30pm
25 Aug Te Pohue School 44 Richmond Road 11:30am - 2:30pm
31 Aug Meeanee Hall Gavin Black Street 9:30am - 1:30pm
1 Sep Matapiro Hall 1288 Matapiro Road 10am - 1:30pm
6 Sep (updated) Army Drill Hall Coote Road, Napier 9:30am - 1:30pm
12 Sep Morere Hall, Morere Ihaka Street 5pm - 7:30pm 
13 Sep (updated)

Gisborne A&P Showgrounds

20 Main Road, Makaraka, Gisborne 1pm - 5pm 
14 Sep Uawa Sports Club 2 Cook Street 9:30am - 1:30pm
15 Sep Ruatoria RSA 1864 Tuparoa Road 9:30am - 1:30pm
22 Sep Eskview Rugby Club Onehunga Road, Bayview, Napier 9:30am - 1:30pm
27 Sep Maraekakaho Hall 68 Kereru Road, Maraekakaho, Hastings 10am - 1:30pm
28 Sep Poukawa School 107 Poukawa Road, Poukawa, Hastings 9:30am - 1:30pm
29 Sep (updated) Omatua Girl Guides Camp 1866 Puketitiri Road, Rissington, Napier 11:30am - 3:00pm

 

Central
Covers an area that stretches from the North Taranaki Bight, across to Ruapehu, south to Otaki in the west, and across to the Tararua ranges in the east.

 

Date

Local Collection Point

Address

Hours

19-21 Jul Awapuni Racecourse
Palmerston north
Access off Te Wanaka Road,
Palmerston North
10am - 3pm
26-28 Jul Whanganui Racecourse Access off Ingestre Street, Whanganui 10:30am - 3:30pm
2-4 Aug New Plymouth Racecourse Access off Rogan Street, New Plymouth 10am - 3pm
9-10 Aug Hawera Racecourse Access off Waihi Road, through McCurdy Trucks, Hawera. 10am - 3pm
16-17 Aug Dannevirke Showgrounds Access off High Street, Dannevirke 10:30am - 3:30pm
23-24 Aug Taumaranui Rugby and Sports club Access off Cherry Grove Road,
Taumaranui
10am - 3pm
30-31 Aug Te Kapua Racecourse, Stratford Access off Flint Road, Stratford 10am - 3pm
6-7 Sep Horowhenua Events Centre Access off Victoria Street, Levin 10:30am - 3:30pm
13-14 Sep Taihape Bowling Club Access off Weka Street, Taihape 10:30am - 3:30pm
20-22 Sep Awapuni Racecourse
Palmerston north
Access off Te Wanaka Road,
Palmerston North
10am - 3pm
27-29 Sep Whanganui Racecourse Access off Ingestre Street, Whanganui 10:30am - 3:30pm

 

Wellington
Covers the southern part of the North Island. Its northern border stretches from Peka Peka on the Kapiti Coast, across the Hutt Valley and over the Tararua Ranges to the Wairarapa. It also includes the Chatham Islands.

 

Date

Local Collection Point

Address

Hours

20-21 Jul Trentham Racecourse Racecourse Road, Trentham, Upper Hutt 10am - 3pm 
27-28 Jul Porirua - The Kennel Club 11 Prosser Street, Porirua 10am - 3pm 
3-4 Aug Featherson - ANZAC Hall 62 Bell Street Featherston 10am - 3pm
9-11 Aug Trentham Racecourse Racecourse Road, Trentham, Upper Hutt 10am - 3pm 
16 Aug Kapiti To be confirmed To be confirmed
17-18 Aug Masterton Miniature Gun Club 14 Cole Street, Masterton 10am - 3pm 
23 Aug Wellington To be confirmed To be confirmed
24 Aug Newtown - Cook Island Hall 220 Hanson St, Newtown 10am - 3pm 
30 Aug Porirua To be confirmed To be confirmed
31 Aug -
1 Sep
Porirua - The Kennel Club 11 Prosser Street, Porirua 10am - 3pm 
6 Sep Wellington To be confirmed To be confirmed
7-8 Sep Masterton Miniature Gun Club 14 Cole Street, Masterton 10am - 3pm 
14-15 Sep Wainuiomata - Bilderbeck Hall 102 Main Road, Wainuiomata 10am - 3pm 
21 Sep Newtown - Cook Island Hall 220 Hanson St, Newtown 10am - 3pm 
22 Sep Wellington To be confirmed To be confirmed
27-29 Sep Kapiti To be confirmed To be confirmed

 

Tasman (updated 17 July 2019)
Covers Nelson, West Coast (includes Haast) and Marlborough areas, (including Kaikoura).

 

Date

Local Collection Point

Address

Hours

19 Jul Fox Glacier Community Centre 45 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier  9am  - 12pm
20 Jul (updated) Hokitika - Seaview Lodge Seaview Hill Road 10am - 2pm
21 Jul Greymouth - Cobden League Club Hill Quay, Cobden, Greymouth 9am - 12:30pm
28 Jul Picton - Endeavour Park 181 Waikawa Road, Picton 9am - 12:30pm
29 Jul Kaikoura Harness Club South Beach, Kaikoura 9am - 12:30pm
3 Aug Blenheim - Waterlea Race track McLauchlan Street, Blenheim 11am - 2:30pm
4 Aug Richmond - Hope Hall Ranzau Road, Hope, Richmond 9am - 2pm
10 Aug (updated) Riwaka Memorial Hall State Highway 60, 398 Main Road, Riwaka 10am - 2pm
11 Aug East Takaka Community Hall 416 East Takaka Road, Takaka 11am - 2pm
17 Aug Havelock - Pelorus Pavillion Neil Street, Havelock 10:30am - 1:30pm
18 Aug Murchison - Emergency Centre 102 Waller Street, Murchison 11am - 2pm
19 Aug Richmond - Hope Hall Ranzau Road, Hope, Richmond 9am - 2 pm 
24 Aug Reefton Race Course 7830 Racecourse Road, Reefton 12:30pm - 3pm
25 Aug Westport Racing Club 15 Derby Street, Westport 10am - 12:30pm
7 Sep Hokitika - to be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed 
8 Sep Greymouth - Cobden League Club Hill Quay, Cobden, Greymouth 9am  - 12:30pm
10 Sep Motueka - to be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed 
14 Sep Waterlea Race track McLauchlan Street, Blenheim 11am - 2:30pm
15 Sep Richmond - Hope Hall Ranzau Road, Hope, Richmond 9am - 2pm
16 Sep Picton Endeavour Park 181 Waikawa Road, Picton 120pm - 4pm
21 Sep Okuru Community Hall 1350 Haast Jacksons Bay Road, Haast 9am  - 12pm
23 Sep Murchison - Emergency Centre 102 Waller Street, Murchison 11am -2pm

 

Canterbury (updated 18 July 2019)
Starts at the eastern side of the Southern Alps from Hanmer Springs across to Christchurch City and down to Waimate.

 

Date

Local Collection Point

Address

Hours

19 Jul (updated) St John's Hall 66 Carters Road, Amberley 2pm - 6pm
20 Jul Rolleston Community Lounge 94 Rolleston Drive 10am - 3pm
24 Jul (updated) Blue Skies Conference Center 12 Williams St, Kaiapoi 2pm - 6pm 
27 Jul Trust Event Center 211 Wills Street, Ashburton 10am - 3pm
28 Jul (updated) Caroline Bay Community Lounge - Caroline Bay Timaru 10am - 3pm
29 Jul (updated) McKenzie Community Centre Stadium Main St, Fairlie  2pm - 6pm
2 Aug (updated) A&P Showground 156 Ashley Street, Rangiora 2pm - 6pm
3 Aug (updated) Rakaia Community Hall Mackie Street 10am - 3pm
9 Aug (updated) Rangiora A&P Showground 156 Ashley Street, Rangiora 2pm - 6pm
10 Aug (updated) Rakaia Community Hall Mackie Street 10am - 3pm
11 Aug (new) Mt Hutt Memorial Hall 160 Main Street 10am - 3pm
17 Aug Papanui Bowls Club 181 Condell Avenue 10am - 3pm
20 Aug Papanui Bowls Club 181 Condell Avenue 2pm - 6pm
21 Aug Papanui Bowls club 181 Condell Avenue 2pm - 6pm
31 Aug Caroline Bay Community
Lounge
2 King George Place, Timaru 10am - 3pm
1 Sep (updated) Caroline Bay Community
Lounge
2 King George Place, Timaru 10am - 3pm
13 Sep (new) St John's Hall 66 Carters Rd, Amberley 2pm - 6pm
14 Sep A&P Showground 156 Ashley Street, Rangiora 10am - 3pm
15 Sep (updated) A&P Showground 156 Ashley Street, Rangiora 10am - 3pm
21 Sep Geraldine Scout Den Talbot Street, Geraldine 10am - 3pm
22 Sep (updated) Info and Event Centre 15 Paul Street, Waimate 10am - 3pm

 

Southern (updated 16 July 2019)
Starting at Omarama down to Stewart Island.

 

Date

Local Collection Point

Address

Hours

19 Jul Mosgiel - Peter Johnstone
Rugby Club
Reid Avenue, Mosgiel 10am - 2pm 
20-21 Jul Dunedin - Kensington Army Hall 24 Bridgman Street, Dunedin 10am - 2pm 
26 Jul Palmerston Sports Hall 33 Gilligan Street, Palmerston 10am - 2pm 
27 Jul Dunedin -Kensington Army Hall 24 Bridgman Street, Dunedin 10am - 2pm 
28 Jul Mosgiel - Peter Johnstone
Rugby Club
 Reid Avenue, Mosgiel 10am - 2pm 
2 Aug Otematata Golf Club Otematata 10am - 2pm 
3-4 Aug Oamaru Racecourse Pukeuri-Oamaru Road, Oamaru 10am - 2pm 
9 Aug Oamaru Racecourse Pukeuri-Oamaru Road, Oamaru 10am - 2pm 
10 Aug Otematata Golf Club Otematata 10am - 2pm 
11 Aug Palmerston Sports Hall 33 Gilligan Street, Palmerston 10am - 2pm 
23 Aug Milton - Toko Rugby Club 298 Union Street, Milton 10am - 2pm 
24 Aug Owaka Search and Rescue 41 Papatowai Highway, Owaka 10am - 2pm 
25 Aug (updated) Balclutha War Memorial Hall
(car park around back)
4 Clyde Street, Balclutha 10am - 2pm 
30 Aug (updated) Balclutha War Memorial Hall
(car park around back)
4 Clyde Street, Balclutha 10am - 2pm 
31 Aug Lawrence Golf Club 27 Waipori Road, Lawrence 10am - 2pm 
1 Sep Clinton Rugby Club 37 Hillfoot Road, Clinton 10am - 2pm 
6 Sep Ascot Race Track Ascot Race Track, Racecourse Road, Invercargill 10am - 2pm 
7 Sep The Pavilion 7 Ayre Street, Oban 10am - 2pm 
8 Sep Ascot Race Track Racecourse Road, Invercargill 9am - 1pm 
13-14 Sep Gore Race Track SH91, Gore 10am - 2pm 
15 Sep Ascot Race Track Racecourse Road, Invercargill 9am - 1pm 
20 Sep Winton Racecourse 64 Racecourse Road, Winton 10am - 2pm 
21 Sep Marakura Yacht Club SH94, Te Anau 10am - 2pm 
22 Sep Marakura Yacht Club SH94, Te Anau 9am - 1pm