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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 >>

Listen to experts, evidence on firearms registry failures

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 3:14 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) is urging politicians to heed evidence from respected international experts on why a proposed firearms registry in New Zealand is doomed to fail. More >>

COLFO ammo court battle "a test for all Kiwis"

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:11 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) has asked the High Court to review the new regulation banning several classes of firearms ammunition. More >>

More firearms likely to be prohibited despite "final" list

Friday, 25 October 2019, 3:07 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The announcement by Police today that another 39 specific firearms are banned means Minister of Police Stuart Nash must extend the amnesty period to prevent creation of “paper criminals”, says the Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO). More >>

Is steel shot now outlawed? Our lawyers respond to F&G

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 8:39 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

This afternoon Fish & Game posted a public statement responding to my email to supporters this morning – specifically rejecting our claim that steel shot is now deemed "enhanced penetration ammunition" and therefore possession of ... More >>

COLFO plans court action over ammo ban

Monday, 14 October 2019, 3:15 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) is recommending members hold on to potentially illegal shotgun shells containing steel shot until the law banning certain types of ammunition is clarified. More >>

Arms Bill a Legislative Colander

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 1:42 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

Arms Bill a Legislative Colander: Must Be Rewritten SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER 2019 The Arms Bill has been written so poorly than it must be abandoned and rewritten, according to the Council of Licenced Firearm Owners, COLFO. More >>

Gangs Promise to Sign up to Firearm Registry

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 12:01 pm | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) is calling on New Zealand’s growing gangland community to front up and tell police how many firearms they possess and how many of their members are licenced to own and use them. More >>

Rushed Reforms Well Off-Target

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 10:18 am | NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Government’s latest batch of proposed firearms law reforms won’t keep people safer and could even put more firearms in the hands of criminals, says the Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO). More >>

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 >>

 

 

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