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New Zealand

13 May 2009

Timaru Herald (New Zealand) / NZPA

South Canterbury police and licensed Timaru arms dealers are advising people not to jump to conclusions over firearms laws after Napier gunman Jan Molenaar's 50-hour siege. The arsenal of weapons found at Molenaar's house last week had sparked concerns about firearms laws and unlicensed owners. Gun safety advocate Philip Alpers has said the police have "no idea" how many guns are in the hands of unlicensed owners and described the incident as a "perfect illustration... (GunPolicy.org)

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