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Christchurch shootings: How Maori haka unify New Zealand in mourning

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 9:07
related places: Christchurch

What do the Maori haka dances mean, and how are they linked to mourning the Christchurch victims?
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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand falls silent for mosque victims

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 5:10
related places: Christchurch

PM Jacinda Ardern leads a national day of reflection marking a week since the Christchurch attacks.
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Christchurch shootings: 'Thank you for your tears... your love'

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 2:54
related places: Christchurch

Imam Gamal Fouda thanks the people of New Zealand in a ceremony marking one week since the Christchurch attacks.
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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons

Thursday, March 21st 2019, 10:35
related places: Christchurch

PM Jacinda Ardern says gun owners must hand in affected weapons, in a bid to prevent mass shootings.
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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons

Thursday, March 21st 2019, 3:11
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons used in the Christchurch attacks.
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Why Turkish leader is showing Christchurch attack video

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 11:26
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Christchurch, Erdogan

The Turkish leader's use of footage from the New Zealand shootings is vintage Erdogan, says Mark Lowen.
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Christchurch shootings: Jacinda Ardern calls for global anti-racism fight

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 6:48

New Zealand's PM tells the BBC that right-wing ideology must be confronted after the mosque attacks.
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Christchurch shooting: NZ PM: 'We need global action on extremism'

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 6:33

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has called for global action on extremism in an exclusive BBC interview.
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Christchurch shootings: Father and son in first victims' funerals

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 5:08
related countries: Syria Syria

The two Syrians had come to New Zealand as refugees and leave behind a wife and younger brother.
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Christchurch shootings: Ardern vows never to say gunman's name

Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 10:47

New Zealand's PM says the person who attacked two mosques should not be allowed notoriety.
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NZ PM vows to never utter Christchurch gunman's name

Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 3:32
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed to never use the Christchurch attacker's name.
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New Zealand attack: How young people responded

Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 0:36
related places: Christchurch

Five of those killed in the Christchurch attack were under 16. Young people held their own vigil.
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New Zealand shootings: Christchurch students perform Haka for victims

Monday, March 18th 2019, 14:04
related places: Christchurch

Schools across Christchurch perform the traditional Maori war dance to pay respects to those killed.
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Christchurch shootings: Erdogan criticised for showing NZ video

Monday, March 18th 2019, 11:36
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

New Zealand says airing footage of the mosque attacks at Turkish rallies endangers its citizens.
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Christchurch shootings: NZ cabinet backs tighter gun laws

Monday, March 18th 2019, 9:08

PM Jacinda Ardern says reforms will be detailed within days, after the mosque attacks that killed 50.
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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand mourns victims

Saturday, March 16th 2019, 21:05

As New Zealand mourns the victims of Friday's shootings, people share messages of solidarity and hope.
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Christchurch shootings: Brother proud of 'hero' mosque victim

Saturday, March 16th 2019, 21:03
related places: Christchurch

Naeem Rashid tried to stop the gunman at Al Noor mosque, but was killed alongside his son.
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Christchurch shootings: 'My father took a bullet for me'

Saturday, March 16th 2019, 17:58
related places: Christchurch

Ali Adeeba was praying at the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, when a gunman opened fire.
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Christchurch shootings: Brenton Tarrant appears in court

Saturday, March 16th 2019, 12:07
related places: Christchurch

Brenton Tarrant is charged with murder in the mosque shootings, which the PM calls a terror attack.
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New Zealand PM: 'We are united in our grief'

Saturday, March 16th 2019, 6:00
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern met members of the Muslim community in Christchurch.
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Trump: White nationalists 'a small group of people'

Friday, March 15th 2019, 21:46

Following the mosque shootings in New Zealand, President Donald Trump addresses white nationalism.
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Christchurch shootings: 49 dead in New Zealand mosque attacks

Friday, March 15th 2019, 17:36
related places: Christchurch

PM Jacinda Ardern condemns the "terrorist attack" in Christchurch, which was live-streamed by a gunman espousing far right, anti-immigrant views.
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New Zealand attacks: Finsbury Park imam condemns far-right extremism

Friday, March 15th 2019, 17:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Christchurch, London

Mohammed Mahmoud, who was hailed for his response to a London attack, condemns the Christchurch shootings.
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New Zealand police: 'Unprecedented event'

Friday, March 15th 2019, 8:40
related places: Christchurch

Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in attacks at two mosques in Christchurch.
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Christchurch shootings: What happened in New Zealand

Friday, March 15th 2019, 8:10

The city in New Zealand is on high alert after shootings at two mosques killed 49 people.
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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern: 'This can only be described as a terrorist attack'

Friday, March 15th 2019, 7:13
related places: Christchurch

Jacinda Ardern says the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch appear to have been "well planned".
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Christchurch shootings eyewitness: 'They started falling'

Friday, March 15th 2019, 6:17
related places: Christchurch

A woman driving near one of the mosques attacked in Christchurch says she tried to help the shooting victims.
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James Shaw attack: New Zealand climate minister punched in face

Thursday, March 14th 2019, 7:15

The motive for the attack remains unclear but it has raised questions about accessibility of lawmakers.
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Barbie releases first ever Maori doll modelled on New Zealand journalist

Thursday, March 7th 2019, 9:10

The toy is modelled on New Zealand sports journalist Melodie Robinson, a former rugby union player.
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New Zealand wildfire: Thousands of people evacuated near Nelson

Sunday, February 10th 2019, 8:53
related places: Nelson

Thousands of people are evacuated as the blaze rages near Nelson in the country's South Island.
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New Zealand left off Ikea map

Friday, February 8th 2019, 17:38

An eagle-eyed Reddit user spotted the omission in a shop in Washington DC
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Tasman Glacier: Huge ice chunks break off New Zealand glacier

Friday, February 8th 2019, 11:36

One guide says the icebergs floating in the glacier's meltwater lake are skyscraper-size.
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R Kelly: backlash as singer announces Australia tour

Wednesday, February 6th 2019, 9:05
related countries: Australia Australia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The singer, who is accused of sex abuse, tweets plans to tour Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
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Poo stick! USB of holiday snaps found in seal faeces

Tuesday, February 5th 2019, 16:13

Scientists in New Zealand say they found a USB stick of holiday snaps in a slab of frozen seal poo.
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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern: 'I'm a mother, not a superwoman'

Monday, January 21st 2019, 14:06

Jacinda Ardern says it's tough juggling her roles but hearing her baby giggle can put things in perspective.
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Stricken inflatable boat faces cruise ship head on

Thursday, January 10th 2019, 16:20

Four passengers aboard an inflatable boat in a New Zealand harbour have a lucky escape.
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New Zealand birds: Christmas decorations tied around sparrows

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 10:11

Authorities say the birds are being deliberately tied with tinsel around their necks and wings.
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2019: Skies light up as world welcomes new year

Tuesday, January 1st 2019, 11:33

People across the globe have said goodbye to 2018 and welcomed in the new year with a bang.
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Six baby seals found decapitated in New Zealand bay

Wednesday, December 19th 2018, 3:48

Wildlife officials think the seals were killed elsewhere before being dumped from a boat.
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New Zealand to hold cannabis referendum in 2020

Tuesday, December 18th 2018, 17:15

Votes are set to be cast during the country's next general election, following a pledge made last year
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Short tempers flare in NZ buses row

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 15:23
related places: Wellington

Bus drivers in New Zealand's capital Wellington are contesting a ban from wearing shorts.
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Grace Millane: New Zealand anger over Google naming murder suspect

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 11:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Google named the man accused of killing UK backpacker Grace Millane in an email, which could be illegal.
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