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 www.police.govt.nz 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 https://www.police.govt.nz/advice/firearms-and-safety/changes-firearms-l... or call 0800 311 311.
Issued by the Police Media Centre