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New Zealand

18 February 2009

New Zealand Herald / NZPA

A 20-year-old with a passion for firearms found himself fixed firmly in the sights of the law today. Mt Maunganui plumber Zane Alexander Baird pleaded guilty in Tauranga District Court to unlawfully possessing a firearm and breaching the local liquor ban. He stood to lose his firearm's licence and faced a maximum penalty of either four years in jail or a $5000 fine. Born and raised on a farm, hunting and shooting were an intrinsic part of Baird's life, Judge Thomas... (GunPolicy.org)

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