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Jacinda Ardern tells Christchurch service 'New Zealand mourns with you' – as it happened

Thousands gather in Christchurch for Friday prayers outside Hagley mosque as imam says those who died were ‘the best of us’‘Broken-hearted but not broken’: imam’s speech in fullWe shall speak their names: those who died in the mosque shootings 4.32am GMT We’re going to wrap up the blog for the day. Thank you for reading.Our full story is here. Related: New Zealand attack: Al Noor mosque imam tells world leaders to fight hate speech 4.14am GMT There are three major community-led vigils...
Tags: Christchurch shooting, Christchurch, New Zealand, World news, Asia Pacific


More NSW voters want tighter gun laws in wake of Christchurch shooting

New polling shows support for stricter gun control, as Shooters hope for balance of power after NSW electionNew polling suggests a rise in the number of voters who believe Australia’s gun laws need tightening in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack.New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced sweeping and immediate changes to the country’s gun laws on Thursday, including a ban on firearms used in the deadly Christchurch shooting and the introduction of a buyback scheme. Conti...
Tags: Gun control, New South Wales election 2019, New South Wales politics, Christchurch shooting, Australian politics, Jacinda Ardern, Liberal party, Labor party, Australia news, New Zealand, Christchurch


Jacinda Ardern tells Christchurch service 'New Zealand mourns with you' – live

Thousands gather in Christchurch for Friday prayers outside Hagley mosque as imam says those who died were ‘the best of us’‘Broken-hearted but not broken’: imam’s speech in fullWe shall speak their names: those who died in the mosque shootings 2.15am GMT An Australian national security official says security agencies are increasing their “scrutiny and pressure” on white supremacists after the New Zealand mosque attack.Home Affairs Department chief executive Mike Pezzullo told a Senate commit...
Tags: Christchurch shooting, Christchurch, New Zealand, World news, Asia Pacific


New Zealand Observes Muslim Call to Prayer 1 Week After Deadly Mosque Attacks

'It was an ugly act of terrorism that occurred in a beautiful, peaceful city'
Tags: Uncategorized, New Zealand


Deadly Web Speech: ‘The Only Thing That Was Surprising Was That It Happened in New Zealand’

Following the massacre of 50 people at two mosques in Christchurch, Muslims weighed in on the daily impacts of online hate and misinformation.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Christchurch Muslims


Jacinda Ardern arrives in Christchurch to mark week since New Zealand shooting – live

Two-minute silence will be held as thousands are expected to gather in Christchurch for Friday prayers outside Hagley mosque 12.10am GMT Clarke Gayford, Jacinda Ardern’s partner, tweeted overnight that the couple’s daughter Neve had her “9 month birthday”. He said that “her mum got her the gift of having a safer country to grow up in”, a reference to the gun control laws Ardern announced yesterday.For her 9 month birthday today we received the gift of crawling. While her mum got her the gift...
Tags: Christchurch shooting, Christchurch, New Zealand, World news, Asia Pacific


FBI's response to New Zealand attacks demonstrates its quiet global reach

In the aftermath of last week's deadly terrorist attack at two mosques in New Zealand, local authorities confirmed that personnel from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation had arrived in country to assist with their investigation.
Tags: US, Cnn, Fbi, New Zealand, Federal Bureau of Investigation


Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to broadcast call to prayer

New Zealand holds a national day of reflection to mark a week since the Christchurch mosque attacks.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Christchurch


News media should follow New Zealand prime minister’s example

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has shown amazing grace, leadership, compassion and poise in the aftermath of the massacres in Christchurch. Every nation should be so fortunate as to have such strength at the helm of government. She has not shrunk from the daunting tasks of comforting the bereaved and reassuring the citizenry. But […]
Tags: News, Opinion, New Zealand, Letters to the Editor, Northwest Voices, Jacinda Ardern, Christchurch Every


Tech giants’ responsibility in New Zealand massacres

A recent letter states “don’t blame tech companies for sick minds” and proposes the simplistic, naive notion that “hatred is the only thing to blame here,” “here” being the murders in Christchurch, New Zealand. When hatred can be instantly broadcast to millions around the world with the click of a computer key, we must find […]
Tags: News, Opinion, New Zealand, Letters to the Editor, Christchurch New Zealand, Northwest Voices


Guy Oseary’s New Zealand Fundraiser Nears $150,000, Continues Raising Money

In the wake of the horrific shootings at New Zealand mosques last week that killed some 49 people, Maverick chief Guy Oseary launched a GoFundMe campaign to “support those affected by this tragedy at this very difficult time,” and began it with an $18,000 donation. Boosted by donations from many celebrities — including Amy Schumer, […]
Tags: News, Amy Schumer, New Zealand, Guy Oseary


In New Zealand, Spreading the Mosque Shooting Video Is a Crime

The charges came as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed to investigate the role that social media companies played in mosque massacres last week.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern


New Zealand took 3 days to ban assault rifles. Here's how long it took the US to act after mass shootings

Both the United States and New Zealand have a culture of gun ownership and a strong gun lobby. But they've responded very differently in recent years to mass shootings.
Tags: US, Cnn, United States, New Zealand


6 Days Later, New Zealand Plans New Gun Laws. Here’s How Other Countries Reacted to Shootings.

New Zealand’s prime minister made the announcement less than a week after the Christchurch massacre. Mass shootings have also had a mobilizing effect in Australia, Britain, Canada and Germany.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Christchurch, Australia Britain Canada


New Zealand Has an N.R.A., Too. It’s Thinking About Changing Its Name.

The New Zealand organization does not engage in the sort of political lobbying the American group is known for and is not pushing back on a national ban on military-style semiautomatic weapons.
Tags: News, New Zealand


4 things to know about Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand's prime minister

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is the youngest New Zealand leader in more than a century.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, New Zealand, Usa Today, Jacinda Ardern


Racial violence is very much with us

New Zealand massacre is the latest shock from a resurgent white nationalism that should have been buried with Adolf Hitler.
Tags: News, Opinion, New Zealand


Same Name, Different Missions: The N.R.A. in the U.S. and New Zealand

The New Zealand organization does not engage in the sort of political lobbying the American group is known for and is not pushing back on a national ban on military-style semiautomatic weapons.
Tags: News, New Zealand


New Zealand Prime Minister Announces Gun Ban

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a ban on "military-style" semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern


New Zealand banned rifles in 3 days. Here's how long it took US to react to shootings

When a killer gunned down 50 people this month at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, it took lawmakers there 72 hours to ban assault rifles and high-capacity magazines.
Tags: News, US, New Zealand, Stories, Christchurch New Zealand


New Zealand took 3 days to ban assault rifles. Here's how long it took the US to react after recent mass shootings

Both the US and New Zealand have a culture of gun ownership and a strong gun lobby. But they've responded very differently in recent years to mass shootings.
Tags: US, Cnn, New Zealand


Compare and contrast

How New Zealand handles one mass shooting: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand on Thursday announced a national ban on all military-style semiautomatic weapons, all high-capacity ammunition magazines and all parts that allow weapons to be modified into the kinds of guns used to kill 50 people at two mosques in Christchurch last week. “What we’re banning today are the things used in last Friday’s attack,” she said, adding: “It’s about all of us, it’s in the national interest and it’s ab...
Tags: News, Indiana, United States, New Zealand, Christchurch, Monticello, Jeet Heer, Jacinda Ardern, Editor’s Blog


Sanders: ‘We Must Follow New Zealand’s Lead’ on Assault-Rifle Ban

Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) on Thursday praised New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern for immediately banning military-style semi-automatic weapons in response to the Christchurch mosque shootings, and suggested the executive action should serve as a blueprint for the U.S.> This is what real action to stop gun violence looks like. We must follow New Zealand's lead, take on the NRA and ban the sale and distribution of assault weapons in the United States. https://t.co/lSAisDG9Ur> > -...
Tags: News, Hillary Clinton, United States, New Zealand, Parliament, Sandy Hook, Christchurch, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Nra, Conn, Chris Murphy, Linwood, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern


Christchurch shootings: How the haka unifies New Zealand in mourning

What does the Maori haka dance mean, and how is it linked to mourning the Christchurch victims?
Tags: News, New Zealand, Christchurch


New Zealand's prime minister refuses to say the mosque shooter's name. She's not alone.

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern joins a growing chorus who want to avoid copycat shootings by denying perpetrators the fame they seek.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, New Zealand, Usa Today, Jacinda Ardern


Kiwis Rush to NZ Gun Shops in Anticipation of New Gun Laws

Opinion While some New Zealanders are turning in guns to police, others are rushing to gun shops to buy semi-auto rifles in anticipation of new gun control laws. (Dave Workman) USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Instead of rushing to turn in their guns in the aftermath of the double mosque attacks in Christchurch, reports from New Zealand indicate that many of the island nation’s citizens are actually rushing to gun stores in the anticipation of a ban that might be coming from Prime Minister Jacinda Ard...
Tags: Usa, Guns, America, Cnn, Canada, United States, New Zealand, Un, Watson, Usa Today, Christchurch, Kiwi, Nra, Blenheim, Gottlieb, Dave Workman


The Latest: Austria says NZ attack suspect visited there

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque attacks in New Zealand (all times local):
Tags: News, Austria, New Zealand, Nz, Christchurch New Zealand


New Zealand Shows the U.S. What Leadership Looks Like

Other nations’ leaders learn from experience. But Congress and President Trump refuse to act on guns.
Tags: News, Congress, New Zealand, Trump


Charlottesville Schools Close After 4Chan Threat

Days after the New Zealand mosque shootings, the city — hit by its own extremist violence in 2017 — closed schools.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Charlottesville


A single decision by New Zealand's leader may prevent copycat killers

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern joins a growing chorus who want to avoid copycat shootings by denying perpetrators the fame they seek.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, New Zealand, Usa Today, Jacinda Ardern



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