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Gun Control NZ Expresses Grave Concerns About Coalition Government Commitments On Firearms

Monday, 27 November 2023, 9:42 am | Gun Control NZ

David Seymour’s admission on Sunday’s episode of Q&A that ACT wants to bring back semi-automatic guns demonstrates the party cannot be trusted with firearms policy, say Gun Control NZ co-founders Philippa Yasbek and Nik Green. The ACT Party ... More >>

Large Majority Of Kiwis Support Gun Registry

Tuesday, 8 August 2023, 11:05 am | Gun Control NZ

A large and broad-based majority of New Zealanders support a gun registry, according to survey research released today by Gun Control NZ. 71% of adults in New Zealand support the gun registry with only 14% opposed. There is majority support from voters ... More >>

Gun Control NZ Calls For Faster Implementation Of New Zealand’s Firearms Registry

Friday, 21 July 2023, 12:16 pm | Gun Control NZ

“Gun Control NZ extends our deepest sympathies to the victims of the Auckland shooting. Our thoughts are with the victims, their family and whānau, and all those who were traumatised by this attack. We also acknowledge the bravery of the first ... More >>

Gun Control Welcomes Launch Of Registry

Saturday, 24 June 2023, 8:46 am | Gun Control NZ

“Gun Control welcomes the launch of New Zealand’s gun registry today. Registering guns will make it much harder for criminals to access guns and will reduce firearms-related violence. A registry also helps solve crimes and makes police officers safer,” ... More >>

Gun Control NZ Slams ACT Party For Wanting To Dismantle An Important Crime-fighting Tool

Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 11:35 am | Gun Control NZ

“Gun Control NZ is horrified by the hypocrisy of the ACT party claiming to support the safety of New Zealanders while wanting to destroy the new firearms registry. Registering guns makes it much harder for criminals to access guns and reduces firearms-related ... More >>

Gun Control NZ Welcomes The Launch Of Te Tari Pūkere: The Firearms Safety Authority

Wednesday, 30 November 2022, 2:14 pm | Gun Control NZ

“We welcome the launch of Te Tari Pūkere, the new Firearms Safety Authority. This is an important step in implementing our new firearms law and ensuring improved vetting of gun owners.” says Philippa Yasbek, co-founder of Gun Control NZ. “Gun ... More >>

NZ First Continues Sabotage Campaign Against Popular New Gun Laws

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 11:39 am | Gun Control NZ

“The changes announced to gun laws today are just the latest step in a sabotage campaign waged by New Zealand First. Their latest ploy is setting up the gun register to fail by delaying it a year and hoping to dump a large IT project on a brand new ... More >>

Select Committee Changes Water Down Gun Law Reforms

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 10:54 am | Gun Control NZ

Changes recommended by the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee to the government’s gun law reforms risk watering down the new law’s effectiveness, says Gun Control NZ. The recommended changes include leaving the 10 year firearms licence period in ... More >>

Most New Zealanders back stronger gun laws

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 2:31 pm | Gun Control NZ

A new opinion poll released today by Gun Control NZ shows that 70% of Kiwis support strengthening New Zealand’s existing gun laws. More >>

New gun law bill will reduce violence

Friday, 13 September 2019, 3:09 pm | Gun Control NZ

Gun Control NZ strongly welcomes the comprehensive gun law reform bill and calls on all political parties to support it. Gun Control NZ encourages New Zealanders to let their MPs know they support this Bill, submit to the Select Committee, and ... More >>

National Party has been misled by gun lobby propaganda

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 1:57 pm | Gun Control NZ

Gun Control NZ is disappointed that the National Party are unlikely to support the next round of gun reform legislation. More >>

New gun law proposals deserve cross-party support

Monday, 22 July 2019, 4:51 pm | Gun Control NZ

Gun Control NZ strongly welcomes the government’s proposals for comprehensive gun law reform and calls on all political parties to support them. More >>

Gun Control NZ welcomes announcement of firearms buy-back

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 11:05 am | Gun Control NZ

Gun Control NZ welcomes the start of the buy-back of prohibited weapons. More >>

New group launched to bring stronger gun laws

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 11:19 am | Gun Control NZ

New Zealanders want a country free from gun violence, and that means tightening controls around gun ownership and completely banning semi-automatic weapons, says newly launched organisation, Gun Control NZ. More >>




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