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.
New Zealand police say they have charged the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act, the first time such a charge had been brought in..
U.S. President Donald Trump participated in a dinner for the National Day of Prayer in Washington D.C., saying he mourned for Christians recently murdered during the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka..
Duke of Cambridge expresses sorrow to families on visit to Christchurch attack mosque. Kensington Palace shared a video on Twitter of the duke speaking to women and Imam Gamal Fouda. The duke was later..
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The Duke of Cambridge has met five-year-old Alen Alsati after being injured in the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack on March 15. Alen woke from a coma earlier this week and she is now recovering..
According to Reuters, New Zealand will grant permanent residency to survivors of the Christchurch shootings. Last month, a suspected white supremacist assaulted two mosques in New Zealand, killing 50..
An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year. Reuters - Published
Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch. Reuters - Published