A firearms dealer who was part of the expert group that gave advice on the Government's gun buyback scheme says the group's input was largely ignored.

John Herbert, who owns the online store New Zealand Repeating Arms, said the pricing scheme is a "complete joke" in some cases - and disrespectful of the expert group's advice.

He said the group had only five hours to look at the price list, and was not consulted again.

"Like the whole process so far, there's been no due diligence done because the Government is in such a hurry, and they don't seem to

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