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.
Apparently inspired by terror attack on Muslims in Christchurch the previous day, Vincent Fuller rampaged through town with knife and baseball bat before telling police who arrested him 'I hope Isis.. Independent - Published
New Zealand police on Saturday (July 13) labelled the country's first firearm buy-back event a "success" after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city of Christchurch. Rough cut..
Lawyers for the man accused of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that killed 51 people in March have asked for the trial to be moved from the southern city of Christchurch, where the attacks took.. Reuters - Published