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Christchurch community bands together after mosque shootings

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 19:14
The Christchurch community is rallying to support each other in the wake of the tragedy that killed 50 people.
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UK man arrested for posting support of terror attack

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 18:24
A man has been arrested in Britain for posting support for the man accused of the Christchurch terrorist attacks.
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One man faces murder charges, what happened to the other three arrested?

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 18:14
Commissioner Mike Bush. Photo: RNZ While four people were arrested in relation to Christchurch's mosque massacres, only one man, Brenton Tarrant, has been charged with murder.
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Worshippers gunned down before his eyes: Imam's tearful interview

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 18:00
Gamal Fouda was about five minutes into delivering his sermon from his elevated pulpit to 200 worshippers when some of them started jumping and shouting after what sounded like three gunshots.
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Man allegedly rams Queensland mosque

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 16:23
Australian police have charged a Queensland man for allegedly ramming his car into a mosque near Brisbane following the deadly terror attacks on two New Zealand mosques.
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Graves dug as families wait for bodies

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 15:52
mosque_graves.jpg City Care workers prepare graves at a cemetery in Christchurch for the victims of the mosque shootings. Photo: Gregor Richardson / Otago Daily Times Anguished relatives are anxiously waiting for authorities to release the remains of those killed in the terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch, as the death toll climbed to 50.
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PM seeking advice on deporting terror accused

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 15:48
ardern_headscarf_getty.jpg Jacinda Ardern. Photo: Office of the Prime Minister of New Zealand via Getty Images Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is seeking advice on any possible deportation of the man accused of the mosque shootings.
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Vigils in Queenstown and Wanaka

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 15:10
qtown_vigil_daisy.jpg Photo: Daisy Hudson Queenstowners have been showing their support for victims of the Christchurch terror attacks.
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Pussy Riot gig aims to lift the spirits

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 14:23
Pussy Riot will perform at the New New New bar tonight. Photo: Igor Muchin. A planned Dunedin performance by Russian activist punk band Pussy Riot tonight aims to help bring people together, after the "shocking'' terror attacks in Christchurch.
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Moratorium on semi-automatic sales needed - Otago academics

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 13:55
University of Otago academics are calling for a moratorium on all semi-automatic gun sales and imports - as the government considers urgent law changes, to deter people from rushing out to purchase firearms under the existing law.
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Lions, Reds claim comeback wins

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 13:53
Reds players celebrate during their comeback win over the Lions last night. Photo: Getty Images The Lions and Queensland Reds staged epic second-half comebacks to win their Super Rugby games last night.
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Trio killed in Tekapo crash named

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 13:29
crash_near_tekapo.jpg Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Photo: Supplied Police have named the three Chinese tourists killed in a horror head on crash in Tekapo earlier this month.
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Southlanders show solidarity

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 13:08
vigil_headscarf.jpg A crowded Wachner Place. Photo: Luisa Girao Hundreds of people have gathered in Invercargill to mourn the victims of the Christchurch terror attack on mosques.
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Gun City owner to front press conference

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 13:00
gun_city_google.jpg Gun City Dunedin. Photo: Google The owner of a nationwide gun store will front a press conference in Christchurch tomorrow morning.
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Hero took on killer with eftpos machine

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 12:28
When the gunman advanced toward the mosque, killing those in his path, Abdul Aziz didn't hide. Instead, he picked up the first thing he could find, a eftpos machine, and ran outside screaming "Come here!"
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Appeal for info after Queenstown hit and run

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 12:00
Emergency services at the scene on State Highway 6 at Frankton, outside the Frankton Golf Course. Photo: Daisy Hudson Police are appealing for information following a hit and run in Queenstown last night.
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Lime scooters torched at 'boozy' street party

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 11:26
lime_scooters_burned.jpeg Photo: Chris Morris Emergency services have been called to the student quarter in Dunedin after Lime scooters were torched at a large, "boozy" party.
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Otago gun club rejects links to white nationalism

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 11:07
kf2c2umjr5bctkfewmmyhjlqmm.jpg Pete Breidahl says he saw members of the Bruce Rifle Club with the confederate flag. Photo: supplied via NZ Herald A hunting guide and former soldier says he raised concerns with police about the  South Otago gun club where the alleged mosque terror gunman practised shooting.
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