New Zealand MPs vote to approve gun crackdown

MPs in New Zealand have voted overwhelmingly in favour of new gun restrictions during the first stage of a bill they hope to rush into law by the end of next week. The new law would ban the types of weapons a gunman used to kill 50 people at two mosques in Christchurch last month. The […]

New Zealand to ban all ‘military-style’ guns

New Zealand is to ban all types of ‘military-style’ guns following the Christchurch terror attacks. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she expected a ban on semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles like those used in the shootings at two mosques in the city to come into force within three weeks. The announcement comes less than a […]