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Gun owners in New Zealand turn over weapons for money

Dozens of Christchurch gun owners on Saturday handed over their weapons in exchange for money, in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics. Police…

Christchurch: New Zealand votes to change Gun Law

All but one member of New Zealand’s Parliament voted on Wednesday to change gun laws, less than a month after deadly shooting attacks on two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people. The gun reform bill, which passed 119 to one after…

New Zealand; Government introduces Bill to Ban use of Guns

New Zealand’s government has introduced a bill to ban the types of weapons used by a terrorist to kill 50 people at two mosques. Police Minister Stuart Nash said Monday that if lawmakers pass the bill as expected, the new law will take…

Christchurch Mosques in New Zealand reopen after Attacks

Smelling of fresh paint, the two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch where a gunman killed 50 worshipers last week reopened their doors on Saturday, with many survivors among the first to walk in and pray for those who died.…

Mosque shootings; New Zealand to Announce new Gun laws

(Reuters/NAN) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days after a gunman killed 50 people in mass shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch. The premier said at news…

Suspicious Package; New Zealand Police close Airport

New Zealand’s police said on Sunday that the airport in the city of Dunedin had been closed following a report of a suspicious package on the airfield. Police were at the scene and specialist teams had been deployed to determine the…

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