28 Feb 2024

Semi-automatics could return in gun law overhaul

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 28 February 2024

New Zealand's firearms laws are in for a major shake-up this term that could see semi-automatics, like those used in the March 15 terror attacks, return to gun ranges.

National and ACT agreed to rewrite the Arms Act, in place since the early 1980s, as part of its coalition arrangement.

Political reporter Anneke Smith has more.