Southern District - Now is the time to hand in your prohibited firearms and parts
Police encourage all firearms holders who have a prohibited firearm and/or prohibited part to attend a collection event
The firearms amnesty and buy-back ends on 20 December 2019.
There will be no compensation after this date for those handing in their firearm/s or part/s for buy-back, and
possessing a prohibited firearm will be an offence – no exceptions.
Events in Southern District will happen on the following dates:
Fri 20 Sept: Winton Racecourse, 64 Racecourse Road, Winton, from 10am-2pm
Sat 21 Sept: Marakura Yacht Club, SH94, Te Anau, from 10am-2pm
Sun 22 Sept: Marakura Yacht Club, SH94, Te Anau, from 9am-1pm.
Collection events will run up until 20 December 2019, with a new schedule of events for October and November going up on
Police’s website shortly.
For more information go to
or call 0800 311 311.
If firearms holders prefer to hand in their firearm/s and/or part/s at a dealer, 37 Police approved licensed dealers can
accept these – a list of participating dealers and their contact details is on the Police website.