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New Zealand

12 November 2012

Herald (New Zealand), Editorial

Police can only guess the number of firearms - legal and illegal - in the country. This country has been spared a criminal fraternity that wields firearms as a matter of course. Indeed, according to police statistics, guns are involved in just 1 per cent of violent crime. Yet any comfort to be derived from this statistic must be tempered by data released recently to the Herald under the Official Information Act. This showed 325 illegal firearms were seized in police... (

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