16 Jun 2020

Firearms reforms continue after compromise with NZ First

From Checkpoint, 5:29 pm on 16 June 2020

The second phase of firearms reforms are back on track, after a compromise was reached with New Zealand First.

Last year a law making most semi-automatic firearms illegal passed with near unanimous political support in the wake of the mosque attacks.

But the second phase setting up a national register and a tougher licensing regime has been a much harder ask.

RNZ political editor Jane Patterson has the story.