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New Zealand

25 July 2010

New Zealand Press Association

Owners of high-powered airguns will require a firearms licence within a matter of months, the Government announced today. The move follows the deaths of undercover police officer Sergeant Don Wilkinson, who was shot and killed with an air rifle in 2008, and Auckland man Keith Kahi, who was shot and killed earlier this month. The change would apply to pre-charged pneumatic air guns, but not older-style, spring-loaded airguns, guns powered by CO2 cartridges, BB guns or... (GunPolicy.org)

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