The man accused of shooting dead 50 Muslim worshippers in a Christchurch mosque sat impassively Friday as a New Zealand judge ordered him to undergo tests to determine if he is mentally fit to stand trial for murder.
New Zealand will hold a national remembrance service for victims of the Christchurch massacre on March 29, the government announced on Sunday, as the country grieves over a tragedy that shocked the world.
WELLINGTON: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday that she would not take the name of the Christchurch terrorist as he sought notoriety.
CHRISTCHURCH: A video showing hundreds of students at a Christchurch university standing in respect of the Azaan has gone viral on the internet.
New Zealand will honour Naeem Rashid, the Pakistani man who tried to wrestle the gun out of the Christchurch shooter's hands, with a posthumous bravery award.
An Australian man rammed a car into the gates of a mosque less than a day after the deadly Christchurch shooting that left more than 40 Muslims martyred.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has urged US President Donald Trump to show "love and sympathy" for all Muslim communities.
CHRISTCHURCH: An Australian gunman involved in attacks on New Zealand mosques Friday that left at least 49 people dead published a racist manifesto on Twitter beforehand then livestreamed his rampage, according to an AFP online analysis.