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New Zealand

11 September 2010

Radio New Zealand

A firearms lobby group is calling for a register to stop what it describes as people unfit to hold firearm licences obtaining them. It follows the inquest into the deaths of Constable Len Snee and gunman Jan Molenaar during the Napier siege last year. The Coroner's findings, released this month, fault the police for a lack of appropriate intelligence-gathering about Mr Molenaar. A review of the Arms Act was also recommended and the police say they are working on... (

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