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New Zealand

14 January 1999

Independent Radio News

The Government's decision to offer another amnesty to the owners of illegal firearms has fuelled a further bitter debate about gun control. Police Minister Clem Simich yesterday announced details of a 6-month-long amnesty, saying there are an estimated 70 thousand owners of unlicensed firearms. Labour's Phil Goff says the government has shown a lack of resolve to get an effective licensing regime. He says long after gun licensing was due to be completed, more than a... (

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