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. The Avon River flows through the centre of the city, with an urban park located along its banks.

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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..
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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..
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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..
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The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) has said it is suing Facebook and YouTube for allowing the public broadcast of a live video by the man who carried..
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The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM), a leading representative of Muslims in France, on Monday said it was suing Facebook and YouTube after footage of..
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Ardern reiterated her believe it should not be aired. Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday ordered an independent judicial inquiry..
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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..
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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..
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Jacinda Ardern orders the highest level of public inquiry to examine whether more could have been done.
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into whether police and intelligence services could have prevented..
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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..
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South Australian senator Rex Patrick wants to establish an inquiry into right-wing extremism, following the Christchurch terror attack.
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Finsbury Park imam Mohammed Mahmoud was speaking to the BBC from New Zealand.
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The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation responds to claims that its curriculum validates the world view behind the massacre of 50 people.
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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..
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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..
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New Zealand has banned a racist manifesto written by the suspected terrorist of two mosque shootings in Christchurch that killed 50 people.
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Monitor Tell Mama says perpetrators have been using 'language, symbols or actions' inspired by Christchurch atrocity
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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..
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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..
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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,..
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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..
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Bill Shorten has criticised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for replaying the Christchurch mosque massacre footage at another election rally.
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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,..
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Small groups are let in to the Al-Noor mosque where dozens of people were killed on 15 March.
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Hundreds are expected to gather at the Northbridge mosque on Saturday, with the whole community invited to join and mourn those killed in Christchurch.
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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..
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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,..
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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..
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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..
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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.
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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..
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News organisations which give shooters notoriety will encourage and enable others, it’s as simple and terrible as that.
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Jacinda Ardern means well and there is a kernel of reason in her thinking. But, ultimately, it's an empty gesture.
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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..
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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..
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Mazharuddin Syed Ahmed survived the Christchurch attack in which 50 people died.
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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.
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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..
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The tragedy that unfolded at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in recent days has captured headlines all over the world. 50 people..
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One week after the fatal shootings in two mosques, women in Christchurch demonstrate their support for Muslim women.
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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Women all over New Zealand put on headscarves on Friday to show solidarity with Muslims a week after 50 people were killed at two mosques in the city of..
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The Muslim call to prayer rang out over Christchurch and around New Zealand on Friday, as thousands gathered to remember the 50 people gunned down at two mosques..
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From optimistic refugees to a couple deeply in love, Christchurch was meant to be safe for a new start.
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New Zealanders on Friday marked one week since a mass shooting killed 50 Muslim worshippers in the South Island city of Christchurch, holding nationwide prayers..
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New Zealand holds a national day of reflection to mark a week since the Christchurch mosque attacks.
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Extra presence aims to reassure worshippers attending Friday prayers
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New Zealanders prepared for nationwide prayers on Friday to mark one week since a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch killed 50 worshippers.
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