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Police Must Come Clean On Gang Access To Firearms

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 4:11 pm | Fair And Reasonable

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) says Police are not giving the whole story behind their claims that licenced firearms owners are the source of firearms for violent criminal gangs. The claim was made this morning by Detective Superintendent ... More >>

High Court Decision Embarrasses Govt

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 4:04 pm | Fair And Reasonable

A High Court decision today on a case taken by the Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) is an "intensely awkward and embarrassing moment for the Government". The Court found that the Minister of Police had acted against property rights when ... More >>

Firearms Owners Victims Of Police Error

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 6:35 pm | Fair And Reasonable

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) says the passage of the Arms Legislation Bill today is a ‘terrible injustice’ imposed upon the licenced firearm owning community to cover Police mistakes. COLFO spokesperson Nicole McKee says the law ... More >>

A-G Report Says No Evidence To Back Up Safety Claims

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 6:09 pm | Fair And Reasonable

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners is labelling the firearms confiscation scheme an abject failure. Today’s report from the Auditor-General found Police had recalled as little as a quarter of eligible firearms while almost doubling their administration ... More >>

Owners Want Compensation For Property Confiscation

Sunday, 3 May 2020, 4:10 pm | Fair And Reasonable

Firearm owners go to the Wellington High Court tomorrow for a reversal of the ban on certain types of ammunition, and to seek compensation for the private property confiscated by the government. The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners is seeking ... More >>

Children's Hospital Philanthropist Supports COLFO Campaign

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 9:01 am | Fair And Reasonable

A philanthropist known for funding the construction of the Wellington Children’s Hospital is supporting the Council of Licenced Firearms Owners’ (COLFO) campaign against the Arms Legislation Bill. Mark Dunajtschik has endorsed COLFO’s campaign ... More >>

As Arms Bill Hits Parliament, New Corruption Data Exposes Police

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 8:25 am | Fair And Reasonable

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners is calling on Police Minister Stuart Nash to front up and explain, after releasing new figures showing that since 2011, Police employees have been caught 244 times for unauthorised use of confidential and sensitive ... More >>

Two Big Developments Today - Select Committee Report Out

Monday, 10 February 2020, 11:09 pm | Fair And Reasonable

Confirmation of multiple data breaches First though – do you remember the brouhaha over the Police’s failure to keep the gun buyback database secure last year? The software error that left the personal and address information of tens of thousands ... More >>

Police Trash Basic Rule of Law Principle

Friday, 29 November 2019, 11:53 am | Fair And Reasonable

A Police announcement today of an exemption for firearm owners stuck in a long queue for Police approval omits to mention a serious change in the rules for compensation. More >>

Dunne’s Platitudes on Child Support no relief

Wednesday, 12 May 2010, 3:44 pm | Fair And Reasonable

“Despite repeated promises Revenue Minister Peter Dunne has failed to bring about change to the Child Support Act 1991, which Dunne himself describes as unfair, inflexible and resulting in financially crippling payments. Nothing changes and mums and dads ... More >>