Christchurch

Metropolitan area in South Island, New Zealand

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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.

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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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 hours ago

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by Turkish..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 hours ago

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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 8 hours ago

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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 10 hours ago

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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 16 hours ago

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..
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has drawn a sharp rebuke from New Zealand for using controversial video shot by the Christchurch mosque gunman as an..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 21 hours ago

Other haka performances have burst forth across Christchurch and elsewhere in the country as well as in Australia, where large communities of New Zealanders..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 22 hours ago

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has slammed leaders' unwillingness to call out hate, while the parliament unanimously passed a motion to stand against..
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Like other extremist groups, racist ideologues have leveraged the power and reach of the internet to disseminate violent ideas, and give advice on the logistics..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 day ago

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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

By Tom Westbrook CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) - A wheelchair-using worshipper who survived the slaughter at Christchurch's Al Noor mosque, but whose wife was killed,..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 day ago

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - After days of intense grieving for New Zealand's worst-ever mass shooting, attention began to turn to how the country's gun laws need to..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 day ago

For the Indian couple Abdul Nazer and Ansi Alibava, life in New Zealand was peaceful and promising until Friday's mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch..
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

Hauntingly beautiful, Pat Campbell's recent cartoon shows Muslims in different stages of prayer. The art also vaguely numbers the number of victims in different..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 2 days ago

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days, after a lone gunman killed 50 people in mass shootings at..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Kamran Nasir was in a finance lecture in Australia when a gunman slaughtered 50 people during Friday prayers at two mosques in the New Zealand city of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

The teenager, whose name was suppressed by the judge, was also charged with publishing a photograph of the Christchurch mosque with the message "target..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 2 days ago

The New Zealand arms dealer who sold weapons to the suspected mosque attacker said on Monday he felt no responsibility for the deaths of 50 worshippers who were..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 2 days ago

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said details of the measures would be rolled out before a cabinet meeting next Monday, saying "the time to act is now"...
Credit: Firstpost - Published 2 days ago

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days, after a lone gunman killed 50 people in mass shootings at..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Some New Zealand companies are weighing whether to advertise on social media, as two industry groups urged them not to in the wake of last week's mass shooting..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days, after 50 people were killed in mass shootings at two..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

New Zealand's police chief said on Monday that they are certain there was only one attacker involved in the mass shooting in Christchurch last week.
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Mick Mulvaney, the acting chief of staff, described the New Zealand shooter as a "disturbed individual" and "evil person" and said it was..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 2 days ago

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that her cabinet had made in principle decisions around the reform of gun laws following the mass..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Tarrant, a self-avowed white supremacist, spent his youth in Grafton but has travelled abroad extensively over the past decade and had lived in recent years in..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 2 days ago

Brenton Tarrant, the 28-year-old Australian-born who killed 50 people during Friday's terror attacks in Christchurch, has dismissed his lawyer and is planning to..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 2 days ago

The owner of a New Zealand gun store said on Monday the man charged with murder in Christchurch's mass shooting had bought firearms and ammunition online from..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

The owner of a New Zealand gun store said on Monday the man charged with murder in Christchurch's mass shooting had bought firearms and ammunition online from..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Tightening New Zealand's gun laws is at the top of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's agenda as she meets with her cabinet on Monday for the first time since the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Tightening New Zealand's gun laws is at the top of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's agenda as she meets with her cabinet on Monday for the first time since the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Australian police have searched two homes in towns on the New South Wales (NSW) mid-north coast linked to the investigation into Friday's mass shootings at..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

New Zealand police promised a high-profile presence as schools and businesses in Christchurch reopened on Monday after a gunman killed 50 people at two mosques..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

As a heavily-armed man entered Christchurch's al Noor mosque and began gunning down worshippers, Sardar Faisal happened to be in the bathroom, Sheikh Fahad ran..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

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