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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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French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over footage of Christchurch massacre

One of the main groups representing Muslims in France said on Monday it was suing Facebook and YouTube, accusing them of inciting violence by allowing the streaming of footage of the Christchurch..
Reuters - Published Also reported by •WorldNews

Teenage 'Egg Boy' Protester Breaks Silence To Defend Egging Anti-Muslim Australian Senator

teenage 'egg boy' protester breaks silence to defend egging anti-muslim australian senator
The Australian teenager who became known as "Egg Boy" after his protest against a far-right Senator in Australia went viral said he knew smashing an egg on the politician was the wrong thing to do on..
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Christchurch

New Zealand Bans Gunman's Manifesto [Video]New Zealand Bans Gunman's Manifesto

New Zealand officially banned the 74-page, racist manifesto written by the suspected gunman behind the deadly mosque attacks in Christchurch on March 15. Anyone found to possess the manifesto could..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

New Zealand Official Infuriated By Facebook [Video]New Zealand Official Infuriated By Facebook

According to Business Insider, "New Zealand's top privacy official is attacking Facebook for its lack of communication following the Christchurch massacre earlier this month.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Ardern Announces Top-Level Inquiry Into Christchurch Attacks [Video]Ardern Announces Top-Level Inquiry Into Christchurch Attacks

The royal commission will investigate whether New Zealand authorities and intelligence services could have prevented the March 15 attacks.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

New Zealand orders probe into mosque shootings [Video]New Zealand orders probe into mosque shootings

Ten days after a gunman killed 50 people in two New Zealand mosques, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is ordering a Royal Commission of Inquiry into how the attack was allowed to happen in the first..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

New Zealand PM announces royal commission inquiry into Christchurch attack [Video]New Zealand PM announces royal commission inquiry into Christchurch attack

Ten days after New Zealand's worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces a royal commission of inquiry into events running up to the attack and what, if anything, could have been done..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

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

 

New Zealand orders top-level inquiry into mosque massacres

new zealand orders top-level inquiry into mosque massacres
Ardern reiterated her believe it should not be aired. Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into whether police and intelligence..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •France 24

New Zealand mosque terror attack: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern orders royal commission into Christchurch shootings

Jacinda Ardern said a royal commission - the most powerful judicial probe available under New Zealand law - was needed to find out how a single gunman was able to kill 50 people in an attack that..
Firstpost - Published

Jacinda Ardern to cut short her first, long-pending China trip in wake of Christchurch terror attack, to spend 2 days in Beijing

Ardern said she would travel to Beijing on Sunday then hold a full day of meetings on Monday with the leaders of New Zealand's largest trading partner, including President Xi Jinping, before returning..
Firstpost - Published

Christchurch attack: New Zealand's Ardern orders top-level inquiry

christchurch attack: new zealand's ardern orders top-level inquiry
Jacinda Ardern orders the highest level of public inquiry to examine whether more could have been done.
BBC News - Published

New Zealand PM announces royal commission inquiry into Christchurch attack

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday a royal commission inquiry into the events leading up to a March 15 attack on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people, including..
Reuters - Published

Senator wants right-wing extremism inquiry

South Australian senator Rex Patrick wants to establish an inquiry into right-wing extremism, following the Christchurch terror attack.
SBS - Published

Christchurch mosque shootings: Attack 'could have happened in UK'

christchurch mosque shootings: attack 'could have happened in uk'
Finsbury Park imam Mohammed Mahmoud was speaking to the BBC from New Zealand.
BBC News - Published

Fake reports of church attacks and Islam conversions spread after Christchurch massacre


France 24 - Published

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

Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honor 50 mosque dead

thousands attend new zealand vigil to honor 50 mosque dead
Thousands of people gathered in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Sunday to listen to prayers, songs and speeches at a vigil to remember the 50 people killed...
WorldNews - Published

New Zealand bans terror suspect's racist manifesto; citizens told to 'destroy any copies'

New Zealand has banned a racist manifesto written by the suspected terrorist of two mosque shootings in Christchurch that killed 50 people.
USATODAY.com - Published

Islamophobic incidents rocket by 600% in UK during week after New Zealand terror attack

Monitor Tell Mama says perpetrators have been using 'language, symbols or actions' inspired by Christchurch atrocity
Independent - Published

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

Burj Khalifa lit up with photo of Jacinda Ardern hugging woman after Christchurch shootings as Dubai thanks New Zealand PM's for empathy after

Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, tweeted an image of the Burj Khalifa, with a message of thanks to PM Jacinda Ardern and one of solidarity with New..
Firstpost - Published

Mueller report, March Madness, Christchurch mosque reopens: 5 things to know this weekend

The biggest news to start your day.
USATODAY.com - Published

Mosques attacked in New Zealand reopen with '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..
France 24 - Published

New Zealand shootings: Family of slain boy visits Christchurch mosque as it reopens

The family of a slain 3-year-old boy and a Jordanian prince are among those visiting a New Zealand mosque as it reopens for the first time since a terrorist killed 42 people there.
USATODAY.com - 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

Christchurch attacks: Al-Noor mosque reopens to worshippers

christchurch attacks: al-noor mosque reopens to worshippers
Small groups are let in to the Al-Noor mosque where dozens of people were killed on 15 March.
BBC News - 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

Tories accused of 'failing to act' after ex-campaign manager posts Islamophobic conspiracy theory in response to New Zealand attack

Theodara Dickinson posts a video that she claims is a church in Pakistan being burned down after the Christchurch shooting - but is actually from six years ago in Egypt
Independent - Published

New Zealanders united in grief: ‘He is alone, everyone else is together’

new zealanders united in grief: ‘he is alone, everyone else is together’
In the aftermath of the darkest day in modern New Zealand history, a nation blanketed in shock continues to answer hate with unity. This was in evidence on Friday afternoon, at a service in..
WorldNews - 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

New Zealand mosque shooting: Kiwi women across faiths don headscarves to show solidarity with victims

Headscarves were also worn as a mark of respect by policewomen and non-Muslim volunteers directing the crowds around the site in Christchurch holding communal prayers on Friday
Firstpost - 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 women wear headscarves in solidarity with Muslims after Christchurch mosque shootings

A week after a gunman opened fire at two mosques that left 50 people dead, women across New Zealand showed solidarity with Muslims Friday by wearing headscarves.
USATODAY.com - 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

Christchurch attack: Survivor recounts attack

christchurch attack: survivor recounts attack
Mazharuddin Syed Ahmed survived the Christchurch attack in which 50 people died.
BBC News - 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

Indonesia's Garuda is canceling its huge order for the Boeing 737 Max

indonesia's garuda is canceling its huge order for the boeing 737 max
Christchurch, New Zealand (CNN Business)Indonesian airline Garuda said Friday that it's canceling a multibillion-dollar order for Boeing's 737 Max 8 passenger jet after the plane was involved in two..
WorldNews - 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

Christchurch shootings: Women show headscarf 'solidarity'

christchurch shootings: women show headscarf 'solidarity'
One week after the fatal shootings in two mosques, women in Christchurch demonstrate their support for Muslim women.
BBC News - 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

Imam says New Zealand is broken-hearted but not broken

imam says new zealand is broken-hearted but not broken
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — In a day without precedent, 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..
WorldNews - Published

New Zealand honours attack victims with silence, call to prayer

The Muslim call to prayer rang out across New Zealand on Friday followed by two minutes of nationwide silence to mark a week since a white supremacist gunned down 50 people at two mosques in the city..
France 24 - 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

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