15 Jul 2019

$1M paid to Christchurch gun owners after buyback

From Morning Report, 7:27 am on 15 July 2019

Just over $1-million in compensation will be paid out to gun owners who handed in their illegal firearms over the weekend.

Almost 380 people turned up to the country's first gun amnesty event in Christchurch on Saturday and Sunday.

Every police district around the country will be holding events so people can hand in now illegal firearms and accessories.

The Police Minister is Stuart Nash and he speaks with Kim Hill.