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Metropolitan area in South Island, New Zealand

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Christchurch: Metropolitan area in South Island, New Zealand
Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region. The Christchurch urban area lies on the South Island's east coast, just north of Banks Peninsula. It is home to 404,500 residents, making it New Zealand's third-most populous city behind Auckland and Wellington. The Avon River flows through the centre of the city, with an urban park located along its banks.

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To blame Ramsay for Christchurch atrocity is facile vilification

The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation responds to claims that its curriculum validates the world view behind the massacre of 50 people.
The Age - Published

Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

Thousands gathered in New Zealand's cities on Sunday to protest racism and remember the 50 Muslims killed by a gunman in Christchurch and as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a national..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Christchurch

Jacinda Ardern's Image Projected Onto World's Tallest Building [Video]Jacinda Ardern's Image Projected Onto World's Tallest Building

(CNN)Through her stoic resolve and empathy for the victims, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern became the reluctant face of the terror attack that left 50 Muslim worshipers dead in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Thousands Attend NZ Vigil, Rally to Fight Racism, Remember Christchurch Victims [Video]Thousands Attend NZ Vigil, Rally to Fight Racism, Remember Christchurch Victims

According to Reuters, thousands gathered in New Zealand’s cities on Sunday to protest racism and remember the 50 Muslims killed by a gunman in Christchurch. About 15,000 turned out for an evening..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Thousands Gather in Christchurch for Vigil Honoring Victims of Mosque Terror Attacks [Video]Thousands Gather in Christchurch for Vigil Honoring Victims of Mosque Terror Attacks

Thousands of people gathered in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Sunday to listen to prayers, songs and speeches

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:22Published

March Occurs in New Zealand as Mosques Reopen [Video]March Occurs in New Zealand as Mosques Reopen

According to Reuters, approximately 3,000 people have walked through Christchurch to participate in ‘march for love’ early on Saturday, honoring the 50 worshippers who were massacred in the New..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

New Zealand Mosques Re-open After Deadly Shootings [Video]New Zealand Mosques Re-open After Deadly Shootings

The two mosques targeted in last week's New Zealand attacks have reopened.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:49Published

Christchurch mosque reopens amid call for action on Islamophobia [Video]Christchurch mosque reopens amid call for action on Islamophobia

Worshippers return to Al Noor as Muslim leaders, PM Ardern call for concerted action to battle racism, Islamophobia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:11Published

Rugby sides Crusaders, Waratahs pay tribute to Christchurch attack victims [Video]Rugby sides Crusaders, Waratahs pay tribute to Christchurch attack victims

The Canterbury Crusaders and the New South Wales Waratahs hold a minute's silence before their Super Rugby match to pay their respects to the victims of the Christchurch attack

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:06Published

Turkey's Erdogan Shows New Zealand Shooting Video Despite Condemnation [Video]Turkey's Erdogan Shows New Zealand Shooting Video Despite Condemnation

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan replayed graphic footage of New Zealand's worst mass shooting at election rally, just hours after the country's foreign..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

New Zealand Women Wear Hardscarves To Support Muslim Community [Video]New Zealand Women Wear Hardscarves To Support Muslim Community

Fifty people were killed at two mosques in New Zealand, in the city of Christchurch. Women from the country wore headscarves to show solidarity with the Muslim community. A doctor came up with the idea..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Turkey's Erdogan again shows shooting video hours after meeting with New Zealand FM [Video]Turkey's Erdogan again shows shooting video hours after meeting with New Zealand FM

Blurred video of last week's shooting of 50 people at mosques in New Zealand was shown again at a rally of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, two hours after New Zealand's foreign minister..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:49Published

Worshippers at German mosques mourn NZ shooting victims [Video]Worshippers at German mosques mourn NZ shooting victims

Dozens of worshippers gathered outside Cologne's Central Mosque for a moment of silence before prayers on Friday to commemorate victims of the mosque attack in Christchurch last Friday. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

Women All Over New Zealand Wore Headscarves in Solidarity With the Christchurch Victims [Video]Women All Over New Zealand Wore Headscarves in Solidarity With the Christchurch Victims

Women across New Zealand are wearing headscarves in a show of support for the Muslim community

Credit: Time     Duration: 01:08Published

New Zealand Honors Victims of Mosque Attack [Video]New Zealand Honors Victims of Mosque Attack

The country broadcast the Islamic call to prayer Friday afternoon and held two minutes of silence.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

New Zealanders unite behind the power of the haka [Video]New Zealanders unite behind the power of the haka

Haka have reverberated not just around Christchurch, but around the world, as New Zealand's multi-cultural diaspora honors the dead from last week's shooting. Michelle Hennessy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published

Christchurch holds public call to prayer at site of mosque attack [Video]Christchurch holds public call to prayer at site of mosque attack

Nationwide silence, Muslim call to prayer observed a week after 50 people were shot dead in mosque attacks.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published

New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims [Video]New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims

From bikies in Tauranga to people on the streets of Wellington, New Zealanders pause for a moment of reflection on Friday to mourn the Christchurch mosque shooting victims. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Thousands attend Muslim prayers for shooting victims in New Zealand [Video]Thousands attend Muslim prayers for shooting victims in New Zealand

Muslim worshipers take part in emotional Friday prayers in Christchurch, New Zealand one week after attacks by a lone gunman on two mosques killed 50 people. Eve Johnson reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:59Published

New Zealand observes week-anniversary of terror attack [Video]New Zealand observes week-anniversary of terror attack

People across New Zealand observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday as the nation reflected on the moment one week ago when 50 people were killed at two mosques. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:55Published

Christchurch shooting survivor: 'This could have been us' [Video]Christchurch shooting survivor: 'This could have been us'

New Zealander Ashir Rizvi was inside the Linwood mosque when a lone gunman approached and started shooting. Rizvi talks about the emotional rollercoaster he's been riding since surviving New Zealand's..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers [Video]'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a crowd of thousands that 'New Zealand mourns with you' as the call to prayer rang out over Christchurch one week after a shooting left 50 people dead...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Church holds multi-faith service in memory of mosque attack victims [Video]Church holds multi-faith service in memory of mosque attack victims

Worshipers in Christchurch attended a multi-faith memorial service on Thursday (March 21) held for those killed in gun attacks on two mosques during Friday (March 15) prayers.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

New Zealand bans assault weapons after mosque massacre [Video]New Zealand bans assault weapons after mosque massacre

Weapons ban aims 'to prevent an act of terror from ever happening again in our country', prime minister says after Christchurch attacks.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published

First person killed in Christchurch mosque massacres buried [Video]First person killed in Christchurch mosque massacres buried

Funeral held for Haji Daoud Nabi, the first person shot to death in the attacks on mosques in New Zealand last week.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:49Published

New Zealand Bans Semi-Automatics [Video]New Zealand Bans Semi-Automatics

,Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday. New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country’s..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

New Zealand to Ban Military-Style Semi-Automatic Weapons [Video]New Zealand to Ban Military-Style Semi-Automatic Weapons

The announcement comes almost a week after an attack on two mosques in Christchurch killed at least 50 people and injured dozen more.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

 

I asked John Safran about Christchurch. So he talked about PewDiePie

Two globalist Jews, having finished their lattes, are walking from the cafe to the Canberra Theatre when one says to the other: I think Christchurch could happen again.
The Age - Published

No excuse for Anzac disrespect: Shorten

Bill Shorten has criticised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for replaying the Christchurch mosque massacre footage at another election rally.
SBS - Published

New Zealand reopens mosques that were attacked; many 'march for love'

Smelling of fresh paint, the two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch where a gunman killed 50 worshippers last week reopened their doors on Saturday, with many survivors among the first to..
Reuters - Published

Hundreds to gather, dance Haka at Perth Mosque Christchurch memorial

Hundreds are expected to gather at the Northbridge mosque on Saturday, with the whole community invited to join and mourn those killed in Christchurch.
The Age - Published

'Do you mind if I give you a hug?': Jacinda Ardern meets Waleed Aly

When New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sat down to discusses the aftermath of the Christchuch terrorist attack with The Project's Waleed Aly, she had one "strange" request.
The Age - Published

Many 'march for love' in New Zealand as mosques reopen

About 3,000 people walked through Christchurch in a 'march for love' early on Saturday, honoring the 50 worshippers massacred in the New Zealand city a week ago, as the mosques where the shooting took..
Reuters - Published

Christchurch shooter confounds our assumptions

If you think evil acts seed in the minds of bogans who plaster stickers on their cars, reading, “Australia— love it, or leave it”, check your smug naivete.
The Age - Published

Why Christchurch shooter should (with a few exceptions) not be named

News organisations which give shooters notoriety will encourage and enable others, it’s as simple and terrible as that.
The Age - Published

Not naming terrorists like Christchurch accused is a futile gesture

Jacinda Ardern means well and there is a kernel of reason in her thinking. But, ultimately, it's an empty gesture.
The Age - Published

New Zealand does not mention shooting video in Erdogan meeting: minister

New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters said on Friday that he did not ask Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to stop showing at election rallies video footage of last week's shooting in Christchurch..
Reuters - Published

Largest mosque in Australia dedicates its Friday prayers to Christchurch victims

More than 1000 worshippers descended on Lakemba mosque in Sydney's west to remember those lost, while school students across the country also paid tribute.
SBS - Published

Christchurch Mosque Massacre: New Zealand Tightens Gun Laws

christchurch mosque massacre: new zealand tightens gun laws
by Alice Monroe - The tragedy that unfolded at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in recent days has captured headlines all over the world. 50 people are reported to have been killed as a..
One News Page Staff - Published

New Zealand minister lands in Turkey, wants 'substantial' talks over Christchurch

New Zealand's foreign minister arrived in Turkey early Friday for what he called "substantial" talks after comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan over the killing of 50 people at mosques in..
Reuters - Published

Friday sermon by the imam of New Zealand mosque attacked by gunman

The Muslim call to prayer sounded out over Christchurch and around New Zealand on Friday, as thousands gathered to remember the 50 people killed by a lone gunman at two mosques a week ago.
Reuters - Published

'We are one,' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers, silence

The Muslim call to prayer rang out over Christchurch and around New Zealand on Friday, as thousands gathered to remember the 50 people killed by a lone gunman at two mosques a week ago.
Reuters - Published

New Zealand women don headscarves to support Muslims after shootings

Women all over New Zealand put on headscarves on Friday to show solidarity with Muslims a week after 50 people were killed at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.
Reuters - Published

New Zealand mourns with prayer, silence one week since mosque attack

The Muslim call to prayer rang out over Christchurch and around New Zealand on Friday, as thousands gathered to remember the 50 people gunned down at two mosques a week ago.
Reuters - Published

New Zealand marks one week since mosque attack with prayers, headscarves

New Zealanders on Friday marked one week since a mass shooting killed 50 Muslim worshippers in the South Island city of Christchurch, holding nationwide prayers and wearing headscarves to show their..
Reuters - Published

Christchurch: Why avoiding terror laws might be best for victims

Many have been perplexed by this approach and are questioning what distinguishes the gunman's conduct from other acts of terrorism.
The Age - Published

Shaken by mosque massacre, New Zealand gun owners prepare to hand over banned weapons

Mike Salvesen was working on his farm in the foothills of New Zealand's Southern Alps last Friday when his phone began pinging with news of a tragedy unfolding about 110 km (70 miles) away in..
Reuters - Published

Special Report - Shattered sanctuary: In Christchurch, an imam seeks to rebuild

Ibrahim Abdelhalim was at his mosque last week in the Linwood neighborhood of Christchurch, New Zealand, delivering a prayer as he usually does on Friday afternoons. The 67-year-old grandfather had..
Reuters - Published

'If he has any dignity left, he should resign': Anning petition tops 1.3 million

A petition calling for the senator to be dumped over his anti-Muslim comments about the Christchurch attacks has been presented to the Greens to table in Parliament.
SBS - Published

Man behind 1.3 million-strong petition to oust Fraser Anning says he should step down

A petition calling for the senator to be dumped over his anti-Muslim comments about the Christchurch attacks has been presented to the Greens to table in Parliament.
SBS - Published

After Christchurch: Lessons from an atrocity

The terror attack at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch during Friday prayers on March 15 was an act of unfathomable hatred. So where to from here?
The Age - Published

Bullet-riddled New Zealand mosque to reopen for Friday prayers; more victims buried

The bullet-riddled Al Noor mosque in Christchurch was being repaired, painted and cleaned ahead of Friday prayers, as grieving families buried more victims of New Zealand's worst mass shooting.
Reuters - Published

Aust welcome moderation in Turkey remarks

Australia is deciding its next steps after comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the Christchurch mosque attacks opened up a diplomatic rift.
SBS - Published

Turkish president has moderated views: PM

Australia is deciding its next steps after comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the Christchurch mosque attacks opened up a diplomatic rift.
SBS - Published

Turkey downplays fiery Gallipoli address

Australia is deciding its next steps after comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the Christchurch mosque attacks opened up a diplomatic rift.
SBS - Published

NZ foreign minister headed to Turkey to 'confront' Erdogan's mosque shooting comments

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of 50..
Reuters - Published

PM tossing up response Turkey outburst

Australia is deciding its next steps after comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the Christchurch mosque attacks opened up a diplomatic rift.
SBS - Published

Words, like bullets, do injure: let's talk about freedom

Islam has been exploited as a political weapon. After the Christchurch massacre, past offenders cannot hide what they've said.
The Age - Published

Haka ring out as New Zealand deals with trauma of shootings

Members of rival New Zealand gangs gathered in unity on Wednesday to slap their thighs, thump their chests and stick out their tongues in a traditional Maori haka to commemorate the victims of last..
Reuters - Published

New Zealand begins funerals for mosque shooting victims, PM visits school

The bodies of victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch's Memorial Park Cemetery on Wednesday - the..
Reuters - Published

Left's ugly bid to blame conservative Australians for NZ atrocity

In the wake of the Christchurch massacre, desperate attempts have emerged to blame right-leaning people for a lone terrrorist's actions.
The Age - Published

Burials begin for New Zealand mosque shooting victims

The bodies of two victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch's Memorial Park Cemetery on Wednesday -..
Reuters - Published

'It’s OK to grieve, OK to ask for help': Christchurch mourns as first funerals for victims begin

The burials of two people murdered during Friday prayers at two mosques in Christchurch last week are taking place.
SBS - Published

The rift between Turkey and Australia

A diplomatic rift has opened between Australia and Turkey over comments by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the Christchurch mosque attack.
SBS - Published

How to help victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks

With New Zealand in mourning after the most horrific massacre in its history, here is a list of some the groups trying to help the victims and their families.
SBS - Published

Global probe underway to build profile of Christchurch shooter, police chief says

New Zealand's police chief said on Wednesday that the police were working with global intelligence agencies to build a profile of the shooter who killed 50 people at mosques in Christchurch last week.
Reuters - Published

Four lessons we must learn from the Christchurch mosque attacks

The Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 50 people shocked the peaceful country of New Zealand. Now, as the country mourns those lost, there are calls for a long-term vision towards recovery.
SBS - Published

Australian telcos ban sites still hosting Christchurch attack footage

Australian telecommunications companies have banned a collection of sites still hosting video of the Christchurch massacre.
SBS - Published

Prince Harry, Meghan pay respects for New Zealand shooting victims

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan paid their respects on Tuesday for the victims of last week's mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand in which 50 people were killed.
Reuters - Published

Sites hosting terror videos banned in Aust

Australian telecommunications companies have banned a collection of sites still hosting video of the Christchurch massacre.
SBS - Published

Turkey's Erdogan calls on New Zealand to restore death penalty over shooting

President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on New Zealand to restore the death penalty for the gunman who killed 50 people at two Christchurch mosques, warning that Turkey would make the attacker pay..
Reuters - Published

'She was my best, best friend': Melbourne woman knew every face in Christchurch video

The images from the gunman's live stream felt to many like a scene ripped straight from a computer game. Not for Rubina Nawabi.
The Age - Published

Telcos block access to 4chan, LiveLeak

Telstra and other internet service providers have made the extraordinary decision to block access to 4chan and similar sites following the Christchurch attack.
SBS - Published

No one reported massacre video: Facebook

None of the 200 people who watched the Christchurch massacre broadcast live on Facebook reported it to the social media giant.
SBS - Published

New Zealand prepares for first burials of Christchurch attack victims

Preparations were underway on Tuesday to begin burials of victims from the Christchurch mosques attacks after days of intense grieving for the 50 people killed by a lone gunman in New Zealand's..
Reuters - Published

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