New Zealand mosque attack suspect pleads not guilty

The man suspected of killing 51 people in a mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Brenton Tarrant, 28, entered not guilty pleas to 51 charges of murder, 40 charges of attempted murder and one terrorism over the March 15 massacre. The Australian appeared at the Christchurch […]

Prince William to meet Christchurch terror attack survivors

Prince William will honour the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks as he arrives in New Zealand on behalf of The Queen. The Duke of Cambridge will begin his trip in Auckland on Thursday before travelling to Christchurch. He will meet with those affected by the terror attack, including survivors and their families, the emergency […]

New Zealand holds remembrance service for Christchurch victims

A national remembrance service has been held in New Zealand to commemorate those who died in two mosque shootings in Christchurch two weeks ago. A man who survived the mosque attacks told a crowd of about 20,000 people on Friday that he forgives the gunman. ‘I don’t want to have a heart that is boiling […]

Prince William to visit New Zealand to honour terror victims

Prince William is to visit New Zealand to honour the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings that claimed 50 lives. The Duke of Cambridge will travel on behalf of The Queen next month. New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern said: ‘The visit will be another sign that this nation will always stand with those affected […]

New Zealand holds two-minute silence for shooting victims

New Zealand has held a national two-minute silence exactly a week after the shootings in Christchurch. Jacinda Ardern joined thousands of mourners near the Al-Noor mosque, one of two places of worship targeted in last Friday’s attacks. The call to prayer and subsequent silence was also broadcast on television and radio with thousands tuning in. […]

New Zealand to ban all ‘military-style’ guns

New Zealand is to ban all types of ‘military-style’ guns following the Christchurch terror attacks. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she expected a ban on semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles like those used in the shootings at two mosques in the city to come into force within three weeks. The announcement comes less than a […]