Illegal firearms can be handed over at the following collection points:
FRIDAY August 2nd 10am – 2 pm at Otematata Golf Club.
SATURDAY August 10th 10am – 2 pm at Otematata Golf Club.
SATURDAY August 3rd 10am - 2 pm at Oamaru Racecourse
SUNDAY August 4th 10am - 2 pm at Oamaru Racecourse
FRIDAY August 10th 10am - 2 pm at Oamaru Racecourse
Any information you require can be found on Police website www.police.govt.nz or phoning 0800 311 311.
In a nutshell … you must go on the Police website as listed and fill out the form with :
your name and contact details,
bank account details
firearms, ammunition and parts you are surrendering.
After that simply turn up at the events at the above times WITH THE WEAPONS AND YOUR FIREARMS LICENCE
Payment will be in your bank account within 10 working days.
There is an amnesty in place for being in possession of illegal firearms. It ends on December 20 2019.