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New Zealand Museums Now Licensed Same as Gun Dealers

Updated: Aug 11

New Zealand now requires museums with firearms in their collections to get another new firearms license that places further restrictions on them by putting museums in the same classification as gun dealers.


Full details here:



New Zealand story: https://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/125706830/museums-now-required-to-hold-firearm-dealers-licence


Lithgow story: https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2019/03/15/australian-regulation-make-museum-guns-metal-blobs/


Lithgow follow-up: https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2019/10/07/follow-up-australias-metal-blobs-museum-legislation/



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