Reviewing the Arms Act 1983

This article will consider the implications of publicly available submissions recently made to the Select Committee on Illegal Firearms, as they may affect licensed arms owners.  It will do this by addressing what appear to be widely held concerns about the private ownership of firearms.  It is important to keep in mind however, that most of the incidents which have led to this inquiry have a connection with illicit drugs and people not authorised to hold firearms. Read more here.

Open letter to Professor Clements

Professor K Clements
National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies
University of Otago
P O Box 56 09 NOV 2016
DUNEDIN 9054
Dear Dr Clements,
Your sporadic calls for full firearm registration seem to be prompted by publicity about unlawful
behaviours involving firearms. That is the case in the most recent instance, where a victim had their
house and safe broken into and their registered firearms stolen. Read More