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New Zealand: Six months after Christchurch massacre, a farewell to firearms?

By: Gregory Plesse | Richelle HARRISON PLESSE
1 min

Six months ago, New Zealand was rocked by a devastating terrorist attack - a massacre at two mosques in Christchurch which claimed the lives of 51 people. The government moved quickly to overhaul the country's gun laws and as part of a nationwide buyback scheme, New Zealanders have until December 20 to hand over their weapons. While the reforms have won widespread support, they've also sparked anger among some licensed gun owners, such as hunters and farmers. Our regional correspondents report.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Rebecca Martin.

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