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New Zealand's new gun laws get final assent to take effect

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed by a final vote of 119 to 1 legislation banning the weapons after an accelerated process of debate and public submission.

'Like a Ferrari, you don't need it': New Zealand set to turn in guns

A wide swathe of New Zealand's quarter-million gun owners, who account for about 1.5 million weapons, say they accept there must be change after the tragedy.

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Collateral damage: Sport of shooting faces battle of perception after Christchurch attack

While fewer medals is a minuscule trade-off for stricter gun laws, the sport of shooting faces a constant battle of perception and a very real problem of being associated with gun violence across the world.

Before Christchurch attack, New Zealand failed to record hate crimes for years

New Zealand has had no previous extremist mass attacks, unlike neighbouring Australia, but civil society members say an underbelly of racism has always existed and may have been escalating.

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

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

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.

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Christchurch to Kerala, mosque to mosque: journey of grief & comfort

Ancy had gone to New Zealand last year to pursue a diploma in agricultural engineering after completing her graduation in Kerala. She was one of the five victims from India.

Christchurch mosque shooting: Kerala woman killed in terror attack laid to rest

Ancia Alibava was pursuing her M.Tech degree in an agricultural university in New Zealand. She had gone to the mosque to offer prayers along with her husband Abdul Nazar when the shooting took place on March 15 during Friday prayers.

New Zealand shootings mentioned in note found at fire at California mosque

A note was found in the parking lot referencing the shootings this month that killed 50 people at mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, police Lt. Chris Lick said. He did not elaborate about the contents of the note.

New Zealand: Banning of manifesto raises free speech debate

The manifesto written by the suspect in the New Zealand mosque attacks has been banned by the country's chief censor for encouraging terrorism and justifying acts of cruelty

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Lives forever changed by Christchurch shootings

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.

Christchurch mosque shootings: New Zealand lawmakers vote in favour of new gun laws

New Zealand lawmakers on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of new gun restrictions during the first stage of a bill they hope to rush into law by the end of next week. The bill would ban the types of weapons a gunman used to kill 50 people at two mosques last month.

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Christchurch shootings: Countries around the world mourn for victims

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.

Attacker guns down 49 in two New Zealand mosques, carnage livestreamed on social media

Mass shootings in New Zealand are exceedingly rare. The deadliest in modern history occurred in the small town of Aramoana in 1990, when gunman David Gray shot and killed 13 people following a dispute with a neighbor.

England vs New Zealand: England blitz into World Twenty20 Final

England made its way into the ICC World Twenty20 Final with a seven wicket win over New Zealand on Wednesday.

England vs New Zealand: England, New Zealand sweat it out ahead of semi-final clash

England and New Zealand will lock horns against each other to register a semi-final berth in New Delhi on Wednesday.

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Pakistan vs New Zealand: Martin Guptill, spinners help Black Caps secure semis berth

Martin Guptill scores quick-fire 80 before spinners respond in fine fashion to help New Zealand beat Pakistan by 22 runs.

Aus vs NZ: New Zealand bowlers shine in gloomy Dharamsala

New Zealand come up with another inspiring performance to defend 142 and beat Australia by 8 runs.

India vs New Zealand, World T20: After colours, it turns Black in Nagpur

New Zealand shock hosts India by with a 47-run win as spinners take nine wickets for them.

India, New Zealand hit the nets before World T20 opener

India practice at the nets in Nagpur before their World T20 opener against New Zealand on Tuesday.

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Japanese carmaker Nissan showcases future technology

Yokohama/Los Angles, Jan 21 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Nissan recently invited 59 journalists, bloggers and car club members from six countries in Asia and Oceania. As part of the Nissan 360 Asia and Oceania event, the guests visited the global headquarters of Nissan in Yokohama city. Participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand and Australia joined together to experience what Nissan is all about. Starting from the Nismo Festival held at Fuji racetrack, where 35,000 Nissan race fans congregated at the foot of Mt Fuji. Nissan 360 event is aimed for the participants to get know and experience a wide perspective about the Nissan brand. The event's theme is "Discover Nissan" - Guests experienced firsthand new and future product and technology through the six-day-long program. Participants experienced Nissan heritage tours at the memorial cabinet in Japan's Zama city. The Nissan 360 event program has been designed to understand Nissan from all destinations - its past, present and future. Participants also received the state-of-the-art technology introduction in Nissan Advanced Technology Development Center. The test ride was the showcase of Nissan's latest and greatest vehicles for both road and track use as well as concept models that will soon hit the roads. The Nissan 360 event has received a very favorable reception from the participants. Nissan will to continue the event to communicate and promote to the motor fans.

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