This page has been created to pull together the resources and work on the various workstreams of the Fair and Reasonable campaign.

Advice: What to do if Police arrive at your property to inspect arms

Click here to read our advice paper


Extended Amnesty —  FAQ

Regulations from the Government now protect people who took steps to comply with the new firearm laws before 20 December 2019 but have been caught by delays in processing applications or carrying out modifications. These regulations make for complex reading. We have tried to cover off the circumstances of most individual LFOs in a set of FAQs we have prepared with the help of our lawyers.  Click here to read the FAQs.

Banned Ammo

Definitions of what ammo is now banned

FAQ on banned ammo (prepared by our lawyers) to advise our supporters

17 December 2020 - Letter to Minister Nash and Police Commission asking for action on uncertainties for holders of prohibited ammunition. 

Arms Legislation Bill

We have prepared a range of resources to help you to make your own submission to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee which is considering the Arms Legislation Amendment Bill and maximise its effectiveness.

The Select Committee's interim report is available here:

Parliamentary webpage on Arms Legislation Bill

Arms Legislation Bill (legislation website) 

COLFO's submission to Select Committee

COLFO's supplementary submission to Select Committee

COLFO's oral submission to Select Committee (Michael and Nicole)

Nicole's personal submission to Select Committee

We've broken the full COLFO submission into the various topics.

A summary of the top ten concerns about the Bill from firearms lawyer, Nicholas Taylor can be downloaded by clicking here.

The Parliamentary Debates (both the videos and transcripts) from the First Reading of the Bill are available here:

Supplementary Order Paper 408 (proposed changes to Arms Legislation Bill) - submissions close 29 November

Parliamentary/submission webpage on Supplementary Order Paper 408 

Regulatory Impact Statement (prepared by officials on the SOP)

Advice from Nicolas Taylor to the Auckland Branch of the Antiques Arms Association

COLFO's submission on SOP 408

Firearms Prohibition Orders - submissions closed 13 January 2020

Police consultation documents

COLFO's submission to Police consultation on FPO scheme

Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch

COLFO submission to the Royal Commission

Note the Royal Commission was originally to report back to the Government by the end of the year.  In November this was extended to the end of April 2020.