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New Zealand

22 December 2006

New Zealand Herald

It looks and sounds like a seriously high-powered firearm — the Saiga AK47 semi-automatic listed for sale on Trade Me. Hundreds of dollars have been bid for the Russian hunting rifle, described by local gunshops as a military-style rifle, which fires off five rounds at the squeeze of the trigger. The seller says the new owner will need just a standard firearms licence to secure the deal. The state of the country's privately held armoury is under the spotlight with... (

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