A gunman opened fire at two Christchurch mosques on March 15, 2019, killing 50 people in a live-streamed terror attack.
The attacker, who identified himself as Brenton Tarrant, is a 28-year-old Australian self-described fascist and white supremacist who reportedly published a racist manifesto on social media before the mass shootings.
The Christchurch mosque massacre gunman has become the first person in New Zealand given the maximum sentence of life without the possibility of parole.
Live streaming and viral video of mosque massacres have brought demands for companies such as Facebook and Twitter to act, but the US response has been lukewarm
A global icon of the left and an inspiration to women around the world, the former leader has been appointed to dual fellowships at the Harvard Kennedy School.
New Zealand has raised concerns about China’s presence in the region after Beijing signed a security pact with the Solomon Islands.
Temel Atacocugu set out to retrace the gunman’s 360km drive from Dunedin to the two Christchurch mosques where he carried out his attack.
The man, inspired by Islamic State, stabbed and wounded at least six people in a supermarket in Auckland, before being killed within 60 seconds of beginning the attack.
Ardern was widely praised for her response to the 2019 Christchurch attack, which left 51 people dead and another 40 seriously injured.
As the #StopAsianHate movement grows worldwide, New Zealanders of Chinese descent are reminded that equality is still a distant proposition.
Experts are warning of a vicious circle of ‘reciprocal radicalisation’, in which Islamist and far-right groups launch tit-for-tat revenge attacks.
Making the details of the 16-year-old’s motives public may inflame religious sentiments, Law Minister K. Shanmugam says.
The Singapore student, 16, intended to strike two mosques on March 15, two years after Brenton Tarrant shot dozens of Muslims in New Zealand.
The nearly 800-page Royal Commission of Inquiry report released on Tuesday found there were no clear signs the attack which killed 51 Muslims was imminent – aside from a manifesto published minutes beforehand.
The Royal Commission of Inquiry will suppress evidence on the Christchurch shooting for 30 years to prevent others from treating it as a terrorism manual.
The mandate means Ardern could form the first single-party government in decades.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern welcomed the sentence, saying Brenton Tarrant deserved a lifetime of ‘complete and utter silence’.
Brenton Tarrant pleaded guilty to 51 murder charges, 40 charges of attempted murder and one charge of terrorism. He will be sentenced later this week.
When Aya Al-Umari faces her brother’s killer in the dock, she intends to tell him that his hatred stole away her best friend, her guardian, her hero.
Jacinda Ardern hit 60 per cent support in the latest surveys after her leadership through the Christchurch mosque attacks, the White Island volcanic eruption and the pandemic.
Philip Manshaus killed 17-year-old Johanne Zhangjia Ihle-Hansen in their family home before attacking a nearby Islamic centre.
Brenton Tarrant has pleaded guilty to 51 charges of murder, 40 charges of attempted murder and one charge of engaging in a terrorist act
Baey – who sparked debate about discipline for sexual offenders and support for victims – was the top newsmaker for younger respondents to a new survey.
Earlier this week, Australia led a coalition of countries condemning Saudi Arabia over a raft of human rights abuses, including arbitrary detention, torture, enforced disappearances and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
The man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques will now be blocked from sending or receiving mail pending a review, says the chief of New Zealand’s Corrections Department.
The six-page handwritten letter, which appeared this week on website 4chan, contained language that would be construed by white supremacists as a call to arms.
Gunman ‘put finger in my eye’ during scuffle, says ex-Pakistani military officer Mohammad Rafiq, who threw suspect to the ground and disarmed him.