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New Zealand

30 July 2011

Dominion Post (Wellington)

Military memorabilia enthusiast Patrick Phipps says he is giving up gun collecting after a judge discharged him without conviction for having two semi and fully automatic rifles hidden in plastic mannequins. In the Wellington District Court yesterday Phipps was ordered to donate $3000 to the Starship Foundation, which Phipps said he was happy to do before leaving court. "I would support that charity anyway, and I am happy to do it," he said after the hearing. The... (

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