Monday, 9 September 2019 - 3:42pm |

Firearm collection events in Northland

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Police encourage firearms holders in Northland not to leave it to the last moment and to hand in their prohibited firearm/s and part/s at collection events in the region.  

The event details are as follows:

Broadwood: Tuesday 10 September at the Broadwood Community Hall, from 3pm-7pm. 

Kaitaia: Wednesday 11 September at Kaitaia RSA, 18 Matthews Avenue, from 3pm-7pm.

Kerikeri: Tuesday 17 September at Kerikeri St John, 357 Kerikeri Road, from 3pm-7pm.

Dargaville: Wednesday 18 September at Dargaville Rugby Club, Murdoch Street, from 3pm-7pm

The collection event are also a chance for anyone to hand in any firearm – no questions asked – under amnesty. If you hand in firearm/s under amnesty no personal details will be recorded as the amnesty is entirely anonymous.

If you do want to hand-in firearm/s or part/s for buyback, please complete the online form at before coming to an event – including listing each firearm and/or each individual part you are bringing along.

When you come to a collection event, please bring the following with you:

·         Your online notification reference number

·         Your firearms licence (if applicable)

·         Your bank account number

·         Photo identification (drivers licence or passport)

·         All your prohibited firearms and parts, cleared of all ammunition

·         Any other firearm/s or parts you wish to hand-in to Police for destruction.

Police look forward to welcoming Northland’s firearms community to the collection events. For more information on future collection events please go to or call 0800 311 311.


Issued by the Police Media Centre