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Southerners with prohibited firearms are being urged to hand them in at buy-back events in South Otago in coming days.
Owners can hand firearms in at Milton on Friday, Owaka on Saturday and Balclutha on Sunday.
In a statement, police said they encouraged people to get to an event to hand in firearms for buy-back or amnesty.
They said there had been a positive response to buy-back events around the country so far.
Milton: Toko Rugby Club, 298 Union St, Friday, August 23, 10am-2pm.
Owaka: Search and Rescue Club, 41 Papatowai Highway, Saturday, August 24, 10am-2pm.
Balclutha: War Memorial Hall, 4 Clyde St, Sunday, August 25, 10am-2pm.
For more information: https://www.police.govt.nz/advice/firearms-and-safety/changes-firearms-l... or call 0800 311 311.