19 Jun 2020

Gun legislation a win for control advocates - researcher

From Morning Report, 8:37 am on 19 June 2020

A gun register may be delayed for three years but Gun Control New Zealand is still claiming it as a victory.

New legislation passed yesterday paving the way for the register and a warning system to show if a licence holder is a fit and proper person. The nationwide register won't come into force until 2023.

Hera Cook, a public health researcher at Otago University and member of Gun Control NZ, says it's a win for gun control.

She speaks to Susie Ferguson.