A register of all firearms is part of the next stage of New Zealand's gun law reform, following the Christchurch mosque shootings.
A Royal commission of inquiry has been set up to look into circumstances that led to the Christchurch mosque attacks. It will investigate intelligence services, it not the role of media.
New Zealand's gun lobby presents licensed gun owners as sensible and responsible, but the response to gun law changes reveals an aggressive online culture.
New Zealand's ban on semi-automatic weapons and assault firearms is one small step in a country that will need to address gaps in its security approach.