Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Thorp, T M. 1997 ‘Right to Bear Arms.’ Review of Firearms Control in New Zealand, p. 104. Auckland: Government Printer. 30 June
Right to Bear Arms
The arguments are overwhelmingly against the recognition of a general 'right to bear arms' in this country.
Indeed it would be timely to include in any new legislation a declaration that self-defence is not a legitimate purpose for the acquisition of firearms in this country.