Firearms Safety Code - Te Tari Pūreke — Firearms Safety Authority
Firearms Safety Code is the official guide detailing New Zealand firearm safety practices.
People applying for a firearms licence should read this code to prepare for the theory test and practical training.
Existing licence holders should read this code to stay up to date with any changes to legislation or safety requirements.
Filled with important safety messages that all firearms users must understand, the Firearms Safety Code also details different types of firearms, how firearms work, and safe practices when hunting or at a shooting range.
About the Author:
Te Tari Pūreke — Firearms Safety Authority, is a business unit of New Zealand Police, whose purpose is to effectively regulate the legitimate possession and use of firearms, to keep all communities safe.
It is Te Tari Pūreke’s role as a regulator to ensure that only people who are fit and proper are able to access, possess and use firearms, and once licensed, they ensure licence holders are complying with regulatory obligations.