Te Tari Pūreke - Firearms Safety Authority is the regulator for firearms in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Te Tari Pūreke has been created to keep all our communities safe by regulating the legitimate possession and use of firearms in New Zealand.
As the firearms regulator, we ensure that people understand and comply with the legislation to keep themselves and others safe.
We’re committed to achieving our vision that the possession and use of firearms in Aotearoa is the safest in the world.
As a firearms user you can take some simple steps to protect yourself, your loved ones, your mates, and your community.
- Get to know the 2022 Firearms Safety Code and ensure you know about the safe use of firearms.
- Thoroughly learn, understand and follow the refreshed 7 rules of firearm safety.
- Ensure your firearms are securely transported and stored to prevent them from getting into the wrong hands.