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Christchurch to host 2021 Women's World Cup final

January 23, 2020 11:57 am

Christchurch's Hagley Oval will host the summit clash of next year's Women's Cricket ODI World Cup.

Alleged Christchurch gunman sends letter from prison cell

August 14, 2019 7:39 pm

The six-page letter from Brenton Tarrant was posted this week on the website 4chan, which has become notorious as a place for white supremacists to post their views.

New Zealand police arrest man in Christchurch after reports of bomb threat

April 30, 2019 1:09 pm

The New Zealand Herald said police were called due to threats of an explosive device and residents were evacuated from nearby homes.

Christchurch mosque shooting: New Zealand's Royal Commission inquiry to report back by end of year

April 08, 2019 10:31 am

The inquiry would look into the suspected gunman's activities, use of social media and international connections, as well as whether there was "inappropriate" priority setting in state counter terrorism resources.

Christchurch shooting: Suspect charged with 49 more mosque murders by New Zealand court

April 05, 2019 8:37 am

In an attack broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch on March 15, killing 50 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.

Christchurch mosque shooting: Victims' names read out to silent crowd at New Zealand memorial

March 29, 2019 6:58 am

Dozens of representatives of governments from around the world joined New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at the remembrance service in Hagley Park, near the Al Noor mosque where more than 40 of the victims were killed by a suspected white supremacist during Friday prayers.

'It doesn't open': Christchurch mosque shooting survivors describe terror at door

March 28, 2019 7:37 am

Fifty people were slaughtered by the gunman at two Christchurch mosques during the attack, including 42 who died at Al Noor. Alayedy and others say that if the door had been wide open like it typically was during Friday prayers, many more people might have escaped.

New Zealand's darkest day: How the 36 minutes of terror unfolded

March 19, 2019 4:30 pm

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed to change gun laws and investigate what went wrong. This is how 36 minutes of terror unfolded, according to witness accounts and live stream video.

Brother's teasing before New Zealand mosque shooting proved prophetic

March 19, 2019 2:17 pm

It was Thursday, the evening before a white supremacist stormed into the mosque where Hussein al-Umari was praying, killing the 35-year-old in New Zealand's deadliest mass shooting in modern history.

Christchurch mosque shootings: Australian family of suspected gunman devastated for victims

March 18, 2019 8:10 am

Brenton Tarrant, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday and is due back in court on April 5. Police said he was likely to face further charges.

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Christchurch shootings: Countries around the world mourn for victims

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.