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New Zealand. 2010 ‘Implementation of the Programme of Action - Surplus Destruction.’ National Report of New Zealand on its Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA) (B10), p. 11. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of New Zealand to the United Nations. 1 February
B10. Has your Government conducted destruction of surplus SALW as well as those confiscated, seized or collected?
NZ Police has destroyed its surplus stock of 750 rifles as part of a rifle replacement programme. 50 have been retained for the purposes of firearm safety training delivered by the Mountain Safety Council.