March 26, 2020 7:07 am
Brenton Tarrant, who appeared by video link, admitted to 51 charges of murder, 40 charges of attempted murder and one charge of committing a terrorist act in a hastily called Christchurch High Court hearing.
March 14, 2020 7:49 am
The event, to be held in Christchurch on Sunday, was expected to attract a large crowd, with many traveling from around New Zealand and from overseas.
October 25, 2019 10:12 am
The BlackCaps skipper Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the T20I series due to a hip injury. Tim Southee will continue to lead the side in his absence.
October 03, 2019 9:55 am
The High Court held a pre-trial hearing in Christchurch to consider an application from alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant to shift the trial venue from the South Island city.
September 24, 2019 7:47 am
"It was a conversation around our (gun) buy-back and the work we had done to remove military-style, semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles," Ardern said
September 03, 2019 1:27 pm
Some New Zealand gun owners are upset they're being compelled to hand over their assault weapons for money. Others believe a government-imposed ban on certain semi-automatics following the March massacre is the best way to combat gun violence.
August 14, 2019 4:16 pm
Before the March 15 shootings, Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian white supremacist, posted a 74-page manifesto on the website 8chan in which he outlined his racist views and his beliefs that immigrants were invaders who would replace the white race.
June 14, 2019 4:54 pm
In an attack broadcast live on Facebook, the lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch on March 15, in New Zealand's worst peacetime mass shooting.
June 13, 2019 9:24 am
Tarrant already faces 50 counts of murder for the Christchurch attack, in which he killed 51 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.
May 21, 2019 4:36 pm
In an attack broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers, killing 51 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.
April 25, 2019 8:50 am
Sri Lanka's 22 million people include minority Christians, Muslims and Hindus. Until now, Christians had largely managed to avoid the worst of the island's conflict and communal tensions.
April 10, 2019 6:46 am
Burying loved ones brought relief to many families, but reminders of their losses are never far away, from an empty seat at a dinner table to the prospect of Ramadan celebrations in a few weeks.
March 22, 2019 7:00 am
Heartbroken New Zealanders lit candles and placed flowers at makeshift memorials set up in the city of Christchurch in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in the country's history.
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