I have spent many hours considering this new NZ police policy before commenting - because they have stated that anything said by a shooter may be used as evidence of being unfit to retain their Firearms Licence.
Please think about this carefully ... If you want to JOIN THE POLICE their web-site says ..
GETTING STARTED IS EASY .. just complete a 1 Page Profile form.
- Form FRM23FLA requires that you first pay the non-refundable application fee and then proceed ..
The police firearms licence procedure is here. Please look yourself:
It is clear to me that police senior management have told their anti-gun section to create a new process deliberately designed to discourage all applications and renewals for a Firearms Licence.
If you want - you can skip that first part and go straight to FRM23FLA using this link:
Back in the 1980's I thought that my holding a Firearms Licence placed me on the side of the Law as a Fit & Proper Person - willing to assist front line officers where-ever possible.
Such action as this is proof that NZ Police management no longer wishes to serve & protect the NZ people - but are seeking to enforce an unacceptable power-seeking armed police state.