29 days ago

Buy-back and amnesty for prohibited firearms and parts

Canterbury Police

After changes to firearm laws, the government introduced a six month amnesty period. This means that anyone with firearms and parts that are no longer legal have until 20 December 2019 to hand them in to Police.

Police are providing a number of ways for people to hand-in their firearms or parts, including Police-run collection events - bit.ly...

If you can’t make a collection event, check whether there is a dealer near you - bit.ly...

If you think you have a unique prohibited item and are eligible to apply for compensation, find out how you can do that here - bit.ly...

Some firearms can also be modified and there is also a list of approved gunsmiths eligible to do the work - bit.ly...

FAQ’s here - bit.ly... or call 0800 311 311.

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7 days ago

fire works

Mary from Woolston

I feel it is time to ban the sale of fire works in NZ.
They cause so much heart ace and pain for pet owners ,  scare pets,  destroy homes put peoples lives in danger.

10 days ago

Poll: When do you start Christmas shopping?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

With Christmas coming up next month, it could be time to start thinking about gift shopping!

Are you one of those lucky people who can whip together some cool gift ideas a few days before, or are you prepared months in advance? When do you start your Christmas shopping? Vote in the poll below.

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When do you start Christmas shopping?
  • 42.7% I start a few months before
    42.7% Complete
  • 24.5% I leave it until the last minute
    24.5% Complete
  • 29.9% Gifts aren't a priority for me
    29.9% Complete
  • 2.9% I do gift shopping on boxing day
    2.9% Complete
412 votes