Police encourage firearm owners in the Bay of Islands area to attend a prohibited firearms amnesty and buy-back collection event on Friday.
The event will be held at the Bledisloe Domain, Haururu, Paihia.
The event will run on Friday 16 August from 3pm – 7pm.
There will also be two collection events next week for firearm owners in the region.
An event will be held at the Maungakaramea Rugby Club, 21 August, from 3-7pm, and Lynvert Park in Kaikohe on 25 August form 11am – 3pm.