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The Minister of Police has thanked around 33,000 firearms owners for helping make New Zealand a safer place by participating in the gun buyback.
The Minister of Police Stuart Nash says the clock is ticking down for firearms owners who wish to stay on the right side of the law.
A new record has been set for Police numbers with the graduation of 60 new Police officers today.
A new research project will examine the effectiveness of drug checking programmes at music festivals to find out whether it helps keep people safe and reduces harm.
The Minister of Police Stuart Nash says his sympathies are with the family of a man who died after being shot by Police in Kurow.
Police Minister Stuart Nash has offered his sympathies to the family of the man shot by Police today in Tauranga.
The Coalition commitment to add 1800 new Police officers to frontline policing has been achieved with the graduation of 59 constables from the Royal New Zealand Police College today.
Controls on assault rifles and semi-automatic firearms are to be broadened to include some types of pistols, under changes to a bill currently making its way through Parliament.
Tougher gun laws designed to improve public safety through firearms prohibition orders are proposed in a new document released for public input.
An innovative approach to boosting the number of frontline Police has seen 20 new officers graduate from one of the uncommon training wings in Auckland.
Police Minister Stuart Nash has issued a reminder that time is running out for gun owners to take part in the firearms amnesty and buyback.
The Minister of Police Stuart Nash says National has just reheated old ideas with its latest policy release.
The Minister of Police Stuart Nash says efforts to enhance diversity in the workforce have taken another step forward with the graduation today of 59 new constables.
Police Minister Stuart Nash says the safety of frontline officers and members of the public will be the focus of a new trial of specialist Police response teams in three of our largest urban centres.
The number of frontline Police officers has been boosted by 78 with the graduation today of the latest recruit wing from the Royal New Zealand Police College.
Five hundred small businesses have now benefitted from government-funded safety measures under a crime prevention initiative to reduce the risk of aggravated robberies in dairies, liquor stores and petrol stations.
The Government is taking steps to ensure gun ownership is restricted to responsible users, and to stop the flow of guns into the black market as legislation is introduced to Parliament today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
A record milestone for Maori police officers has been set with the graduation of a new cohort of Police constables today.
The Police will have stronger powers of search and seizure to crackdown on synthetic drug dealers under legislation passed today in Parliament.
A number of papers related to Cabinet decisions for the firearms buyback and amnesty have been proactively released.
Extra Police officers are being deployed from Northland to Southland with the graduation of a new wing of recruits from the Royal New Zealand Police College.
The Cabinet Minute related to decisions for the next Arms Amendment Bill has now been proactively released.
A firearms register, tighter licensing system for gun owners and a new emphasis on safety and personal responsibility is the focus of new firearms legislation announced today.
The first full week of the firearms buy-back and amnesty has produced a strong turnout as events roll out nationwide for the first time.