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# christchurch - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Christchurch gunman sentenced to life in prison without parole

Brenton Harrison Tarrant had pleaded guilty to murder, attempted murder and terrorism.

# christchurch - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Major incident declared as thousands flock to UK beaches amid heatwave Life's A Beach This post contains videos

Major incident declared as thousands flock to UK beaches amid heatwave

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole council said extra police patrols and parking enforcement had to be laid on to deal with huge crowds.

# christchurch - Sunday 15 March, 2020

'We are sad more than angry': Christchurch marks anniversary of mosque shootings

Mosque imam Gamal Fouda said people of all beliefs and cultures were stopping to pay their respects.

# christchurch - Saturday 21 December, 2019

New Zealanders hand in more than 56,000 guns after assault weapon ban

The government banned the most lethal types of semi-automatic weapons after a gunman killed 51 worshippers at two mosques.

# christchurch - Monday 21 October, 2019

'Firework remnants' to blame for large-scale security alert outside Christ Church in Dublin

Gardaí and the Army Explosives Ordnance Disposal team attended the scene this afternoon.

# christchurch - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Ronan O'Gara's Crusaders record 10th Super Rugby title as Mo'unga lands four penalties

The former Ireland international departs as a back-to-back champion to take over at Top 14 side La Rochelle.

# christchurch - Friday 14 June, 2019

Man accused of killing 51 people in Christchurch mosque massacre smiles and pleads not guilty

Self-proclaimed white supremacist Brenton Tarrant appeared in court via audio-visual link.

# christchurch - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Man accused of Christchurch mosque shooting charged with terrorism

The 28 year old Australian was already facing murder and attempted murder charges.

# christchurch - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Man arrested after suspected explosive device and ammunition found in New Zealand home

The incident comes after the two mosque attacks in Christchurch on 15 March.

# christchurch - Friday 12 April, 2019

New Zealand man pleads guilty to abusing Muslims outside mosque where gun massacre took place

Daniel Nicholas Tuapawa claims he has no recollection of the incident.

# christchurch - Friday 5 April, 2019

Judge orders that mosque terror attack suspect undergoes mental health assessments

Brenton Tarrant has been charged with 50 counts of murder and 39 counts of attempted murder.

# christchurch - Thursday 4 April, 2019

New Zealand terror attack suspect will face 50 murder charges

Australian Brenton Tarrant is due to appear in court tomorrow.

Tech companies face fines and jail time if they fail to remove violent content under new Australia law

It comes in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack in New Zealand on 15 March.

# christchurch - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Facebook to tighten live stream access after mosque attacks

Facebook is looking into barring people who have previously violated the social network’s community standards from livestreaming.

# christchurch - Friday 29 March, 2019

'Racism exists, but it is not welcome here': New Zealand holds Christchurch attack remembrance service

Wearing a traditional Maori cloak, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern received a prolonged standing ovation when she took the stage.

# christchurch - Monday 25 March, 2019

French Muslim group sues Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand shooting video

Facebook France told AFP by e-mail that it would study the suit, adding that “acts of terror and hatred speech have no place on Facebook”.

# christchurch - Sunday 24 March, 2019

National remembrance service to be held in New Zealand for mosque attack victims

50 people were killed and dozens more injured in the mass shooting at two mosques last week.

# christchurch - Saturday 23 March, 2019

'When it's a white attacker, something happened to him as opposed to him being inherently evil'

An Irish expert explains how the “psychological autopsy” carried out after a terror attack differs depending on who the suspect is.

# christchurch - Friday 22 March, 2019

'Broken hearted but not broken': New Zealanders unite in two-minute silence for mosque victims

A mass funeral was held for 26 of the victims of last week’s attack, including the youngest victim – three-year-old Mucaad Ibrahim.

# christchurch - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Biker gangs to stand guard outside mosques during first Friday prayer service since terror attack

Gangs have said they will protect Muslims at various locations across New Zealand tomorrow.

New Zealand bans sale of assault rifles with immediate effect less than a week after mosque attacks

Jacinda Ardern announced the move as hundreds of mourners gathered for a second day for the funerals of those who died.

# christchurch - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Jacinda Ardern calls for global fight against racism and right-wing extremism

The main suspect in last week’s terror attack made a white power gesture as he appeared in court.

Syrian father and son buried in first funeral after New Zealand shooting

A total of six burials are expected to take place today.

# christchurch - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Families of Christchurch victims face long wait for the return of their loved ones' bodies

Under Islamic custom, burials are to take place as soon as possible after death, which hasn’t been the case in this situation.

Jacinda Ardern says she'll never speak the name of New Zealand mosque attacker

The Prime Minister also said alleged gunman Tarrant will “face the full force of the law in New Zealand”.

# christchurch - Monday 18 March, 2019

Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting

The owner of the company that sold weapons to Brenton Tarrant said it was a legal, “ordinary sale”.

New Zealand teen appears in court charged with distributing video of Christchurch mosque shootings

Separately, Brenton Tarrant has dismissed his court-appointed lawyer and will represent himself.

# christchurch - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Man whose wife was killed in NZ terror attack says he forgives gunman, as death toll rises to 50

A three-year-old boy is the youngest known victim of the mass shooting.

# christchurch - Saturday 16 March, 2019

71 year-old who jumped into gunfire to save others is first named victim of New Zealand attacks

49 people were killed in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch yesterday.

Main suspect in New Zealand terror attack appears in court as victims' families prepare for funerals Christchurch This post contains videos

Main suspect in New Zealand terror attack appears in court as victims' families prepare for funerals

Forty-nine people were killed in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch yesterday.

# christchurch - Friday 15 March, 2019

'White-genocide theory' a core motivation for extreme far-right terrorists

Professor Maura Conway explained the racist “white-genocide” theory being shared online, and how “violence is often held out as the answer”.

From The42 Ireland rugby team share 'heartfelt sympathies' with Christchurch after shootings Respects

Ireland rugby team share 'heartfelt sympathies' with Christchurch after shootings

Wales also passed on their respects to everyone affected by the events in New Zealand.

'They are us': Tributes paid to Christchurch shooting victims

At least 49 people have died after mass shootings at two mosques.

Christchurch shootings: Man allegedly behind the attacks named

Brenton Tarrant allegedly livestreamed himself carrying out the attacks on Facebook.

As it happened: One man charged with murder after at least 49 killed in New Zealand mosque shootings

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said today marked “one of New Zealand’s darkest days”.

At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques Christchurch This post contains videos

At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques

Four people are in custody, including an Australian citizen described as a ‘right-wing terrorist’.

# christchurch - Friday 24 August, 2018

From The42 Irish back row Porter makes big impact in New Zealand schools rugby Irish Abroad

Irish back row Porter makes big impact in New Zealand schools rugby

The former PBC student has shown his promise for Christ’s College and the Crusaders U18s.

# christchurch - Thursday 26 October, 2017

President Higgins to visit people affected by deadly Christchurch earthquake

The centre of the city was largely levelled and a massive rebuilding project has been undertaken.

# christchurch - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From mummified bodies to a civil service desk job, this was Bram Stoker's Dublin

We explored the connections the author of Dracula has to Ireland’s capital.

# christchurch - Monday 12 June, 2017

From The42 Letter from New Zealand: The world's steepest street and a rugby debut Good Buggers

Letter from New Zealand: The world's steepest street and a rugby debut

The Kiwi people have been warm in their welcome of the Lions and their fellow tourists.

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