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Dozens of New Zealand gun owners turn over weapons for cash

Seattle Times Saturday, 13 July 2019 ()
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics. Police say they paid more than 200,000 New Zealand dollars ($134,000) to 68 gun owners in […]
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New Zealand police on Saturday (July 13) labelled the country's first firearm buy-back event a "success" after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city of Christchurch. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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