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COLFO Dossier: Police Claim Firearms Sport Memorabilia Does Not Meet "historic" Definition

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 12:12 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

  Real life examples of how arms administration does not match the legislation   Case #3: Police claim firearms sport memorabilia does not meet "historic" definition 3 June 2020 Situation Under the most recent changes to the Arms Act, collectors ... More >>

COLFO Dossier: Citizen Made To Fly To NZ For Police Vetting

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 12:15 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

COLFO Dossier Real life examples of how arms administration does not match the legislation   Case #2: Citizen made to fly to NZ for police vetting, then Police decide not to allow licence for non-residents 28 May 2020 Situation A New Zealander living ... More >>

COLFO Welcomes Licence Extension

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 1:54 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners is welcoming a change in stance by the Government that will see licenced firearms owners given a 4-month extension to get their licences renewed due to Covid-19 restrictions. This measure is one of many that the Government ... More >>

Court Hears Nash Chose Not To Compensate Ammo Owners

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 1:04 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

Today the Crown will try to convince a judge that an Order in Council banning, confiscating and ordering the destruction of certain types of legally purchased ammunition was not a breach of property rights requiring compensation. Yesterday, the Council of ... More >>

Court Case Will Test Limit Of Govt Power

Monday, 4 May 2020, 10:40 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

In a time when the Christchurch shootings and the Covid-19 pandemic have allowed the Government to take the opportunity to increase its power, a case in the Wellington High Court today will test the Government’s right to ban property without evidence ... More >>

COLFO Urges Minister To Temporarily Extend Licences

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 3:08 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) is calling for an equal extension to all licencing regimes, following the Government’s announcement today offering motorists a six-month licencing grace period. COLFO says that like motorists, licenced ... More >>

IN-PERSON FIREARM VETTING UNDER THREAT FROM COVID-19

Monday, 23 March 2020, 8:04 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) urges people renewing their firearm licences to book now to get their vetting done with Police before Police postpone face to face interviews. COLFO fears that the threat posed by the Covid-19 coronavirus ... More >>

COLFO Welcomes Police Anti-corruption Unit

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 12:52 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) is welcoming the establishment of a new Police anti-corruption unit, and says it shows Police are under pressure from sophisticated gangs. The National Integrity Unit has been established to deter, prevent ... More >>

Kiwi Way Of Life Threatened By False Safety Claims

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 11:04 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) has placed full-page adverts in major newspapers to show Kiwi lifestyles jeopardised by the Arms Legislation Bill. The advertisement shows Kiwi families and individuals of all ages responsibly using ... More >>

Arms Bill Endangers Public

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 4:07 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Arms Bill reported back to Parliament from Select Committee amounts to legislative endangerment of the public, according to Nicole McKee, spokesperson for the Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO). McKee said today that the Bill maintained the ... More >>

A mere 7% support Arms Bill

Friday, 7 February 2020, 11:12 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) has warned that the Arms Bill being considered today in private by a Select Committee is on “shaky ground” after being widely discredited by submitters. More >>

Firearm Registration Will Not Stop Criminals Using Them

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 1:35 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

TUESDAY 28 JANUARY 2020 The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) says the public is intensely worried by a rise in gang and firearm crime, but the Government’s firearms register is a “weak and illogical” response. More >>

Collectors reveal "deeply sad" loss of New Zealand history

Saturday, 21 December 2019, 6:42 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

Two Otorohanga collectors, Kath Arnold and Andrew Barker, have told the story of the loss of New Zealand and world history in firearm collections destroyed under the ban that came into force today. More >>

Police security camera database treats everyone as criminal

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 5:33 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

A plan to include images of licenced firearm owners alongside prisoners and sex offenders on a facial recognition system that monitors security cameras further demonises law abiding people. More >>

COLFO Confirms Number of Banned Firearms in NZ

Sunday, 15 December 2019, 4:22 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

COLFO Confirms Number of Banned Firearms in New Zealand at Upper End of Police Estimates SUNDAY 15 DECEMBER 2019 More >>

Arms Bill changes admission of deep flaws

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 5:10 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) says the announcement today of three changes to the Arms Bill should be the start of a large-scale rewrite, or even eventual abandonment. More >>

Police intimidation adverts irresponsible - COLFO

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 10:22 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) is calling out Police for stepping up their intimidation campaign of licenced firearms owners as the deadline for firearms compensation draws near. More >>

COLFO Reveals Mail Privacy Breaches

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 2:15 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

Images show enveloped letters from NZ Police and Customs which allow anyone handling the mail to identify the recipients as licenced firearms owners, without having to open it. More >>

Amnesty Pointless without Compo Extension

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 2:11 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

Extending the amnesty period for the return of banned firearms is utterly pointless unless the compensation period is extended as well, says the Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO). More >>

Extensions must be across all responses to mosque attack

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 4:39 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The extension of the Royal Commission report to 30 April 2020 means all other government responses to the mosque attack should be equally delayed, according to the Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO). More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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