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Nationwide hearings needed on firearms law

Monday, 16 September 2019, 5:00 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licensed Firearms Owners (COLFO) says the Government should take its proposed firearms legislation to the people with a touring Select Committee, as it just has with the Zero Carbon bill. More >>

Delay on part ban shows buyback process is critically flawed

Friday, 6 September 2019, 4:02 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

For four months after the Government’s ban on semi-automatic firearms, a central part of the firearm used in the Christchurch shootings remained legal. More >>

Fourth price list proves compensation scheme is a mess

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 5:01 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) says publication of yet another amended price list for prohibited firearms and parts confirms Government has not got a handle on its own, rushed legislation and that police are struggling to catch ... More >>

Extension of Christchurch Attack Inquiry submissions welcome

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 5:25 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearm Owners (COLFO) is urging firearms owners to pass on information to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques now that the period for submissions has been extended to 27 September. More >>

Firearm Owners Urged to Submit to Inquiry

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 1:48 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearm Owners (COLFO) is urging firearms owners to make sure they pass on any information they have to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques before submissions close tomorrow (Friday). More >>

More than 350 banned firearms: compensation costs will rise

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 8:33 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearm Owners (COLFO) says the newly issued ‘price list’ for compensation of banned firearms reveals that haste in preparing the ban has led to an underestimation of the number of affected firearms and their value. More >>

Licensed Owners Should Delay Return of Prohibited Firearms

Monday, 12 August 2019, 12:45 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearm Owners (COLFO) has today suggested that members hold on to banned firearms until the Government announces better channels and compensation before the 20 December 2019 amnesty deadline. More >>

Licenced Firearms Owners Launch New Crowdfunded Campaign

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 10:34 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) has today launched the “Fair and Reasonable" campaign in response to rushed firearms legislation recently introduced by the Government. Campaign spokeswoman Nicole McKee says, “When new firearms legislation ... More >>

Guns in Schools

Saturday, 10 June 2017, 12:05 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

A recent article about firearms training in a school at Whakarongo had mixed reactions across the country. The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) member’s fondly recall that it is not so many years ago that most boys schools had cadet units that ... More >>

Gun Owners Want Criminals Targeted

Friday, 3 February 2017, 8:59 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Prime Minister has announced that Police are to receive funding for 880 more front line officers and an additional 245 support staff. “This reflects the recommendation that COLFO made to the Law and Order Select Committee during their review on the ... More >>

Police Association President is Aiming at the Wrong Target

Friday, 14 October 2016, 12:11 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners Inc (COLFO) welcomes Chris Cahill to the role of newly elected Police Association President but fear he needs to learn from the mistakes of his predecessor before making such incorrect anti-firearm statements. More >>

Money Spent on Gun Registration Will Not Affect Criminals

Friday, 26 August 2016, 10:09 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms owners are disappointed at the comments suggested in Parliament to enact registration of all firearms. COLFO’s Chairman Paul Clark has previously advised the Law & Order Select Committee that registration of ... More >>

Gun Owners Call for Prohibited Persons Register

Friday, 10 September 2010, 2:07 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The country’s firearms owners want to see a ‘prohibited persons register’ developed that will help guide the licensing of firearms in this country to only fit and proper persons. More >>

Mass Killing Tragic But Not a Reason to Reconsider

Friday, 4 June 2010, 9:23 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The organisation representing the majority of New Zealand’s licenced firearms owners is today cautioning against knee jerk responses in our country to the tragic mass shooting in England. More >>

Licenced Firearms Users Slam Illegal Gun Sales

Wednesday, 26 August 2009, 11:39 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The country’s largest voluntary shooting related organisation says it does not sanction sales of guns to unlicenced minors, and expects those who do to feel the full force of the law More >>

Reclassification of ‘Sporting guns’ to military

Monday, 22 June 2009, 4:22 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The New Zealand Council of Licensed Firearm Owners, (COLFO), which represents the interests of legitimate firearms owners and is the largest voluntary shooting-related organisation in New Zealand was surprised and somewhat dismayed to hear on June 9th ... More >>

Responsible shooters dismayed by comments

Thursday, 17 January 2008, 2:10 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

"Responsible shooting sports men and women are dismayed by comments attributed to anti-Council of Licensed Firearms Owners Inc (COLFO). More >>

NZ & Australian Shooters Establish Regional Forum

Monday, 24 November 2003, 11:36 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

New Zealand and Australian shooters met in Auckland on Friday to establish the Pacific Shooting Sports Forum in response to growing threats to shooting sports in the region. More >>

Firearms Owners Outraged

Tuesday, 10 July 2001, 9:04 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

NZ Firearm owners are outraged at the appointment of a gun-control activist to advise a Government delegation. More >>

 

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