Proactively released information, including Cabinet papers, firearms data and Official Information Act requests. Te Tari Pūreke proactively releases information as part of its commitment to openness and transparency.

Firearms data

This section contains firearms information that is frequently requested under the Official Information Act 1982, such as the number of active licences broken down by demographics, and information over longer time periods, such as firearms offences. The public dashboard summarises this information.

2023 data

Cabinet papers and related material

This section contains proactively released cabinet papers, discussion documents and other material that may be of interest to the wider firearms community.



2021 and earlier

For firearms-related proactive release papers from 2021 or prior, visit the Police website:
Publications and statistics | New Zealand Police

Last updated
17 October 2023


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