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Conditions of Use

Laws Regarding the use and possession of Airsoft guns (Airguns / BB guns)


Penalties


You will have to be responsible about how you use your airgun, otherwise you could face stiff penalties.


• If you carry an airgun or even possess it without a lawful purpose in a public area, you could be fined $4000 and/or imprisoned for up to 3 years.


• Careless use of an airgun may bring a fine of $4000 and /or up to 3 years in prison.


• Firing or carrying  an airgun in a way that may endanger, annoy or frighten anyone or harm property could mean you are fined $3000 and/or are imprisoned for up to 3 months.


• For unlawfully pointing an airgun at someone, you could be fined $1000 and/or spend up to 3 years in prison.


• If you sell or supply an airgun to an unlicensed person under 18, you could be fined $1000 and /or imprisoned for up to 3 months. This could happen when an adult buys a child an airgun as a gift. 


Use of Airguns

• Anyone 18 years of age or older can possess and use an airgun.

• People under 18 years of age may use an airgun if:

• They hold a New Zealand firearms licence* OR

• They are under the IMMEDIATE SUPERVISION of a firearms licence holder or a person 18 years of age or older.

• Anyone under 16 years of age must always be under the IMMEDIATE SUPERVISION of a firearms licence holder or a person 18 years of age or older. *


Note: You must be 16 years of age or older to apply for a New Zealand firearms licence. 

"IMMEDIATE SUPERVISION” means that the licensed or older person is within reach and in control of the person using the airgun. 


The person providing the supervision cannot be in possession or control of another firearm or airgun.


I have read, understood and will comply with all the above points in regards to laws of Airsoft guns.

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