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Police say bomb find not linked to Christchurch attacks

Police say bomb find not linked to Christchurch attacks

New Zealand police on Wednesday ruled out any link between a bomb found in Christchurch and mosque shootings in March which killed 50 Muslim worshippers.

New Zealand police arrest man in Christchurch after reports of bomb threat

New Zealand police arrest man in Christchurch after reports of bomb threat

New Zealand police arrested a man in Christchurch on Tuesday following reports of a possible bomb threat in the city, where 50 people were killed in attacks by a lone gunman on two mosques in March.

New Zealand votes for gun law changes after Christchurch attack

New Zealand votes for gun law changes after Christchurch attack

All but one member of New Zealand's parliament voted on Wednesday to change gun laws, less than a month after deadly shooting attacks on two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people.

New Zealand burials start as PM urges 'united front' on social media

New Zealand burials start as PM urges 'united front' on social media

A Syrian refugee and his son were buried in New Zealand on Wednesday in the first funerals of those killed in the twin mosque massacre as Kiwis braced for days of emotional farewells following the mass slayings.

New Zealand pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

New Zealand pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said Monday, as it emerged the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court.

Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shootings

Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shootings

Facebook has removed 1.5 million videos of the Christchurch mosque shootings ‘in the first 24 hours’ after the attack, the social media giant said on Sunday.

Amir condemns terror attack on mosques

Amir condemns terror attack on mosques

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani sent Friday a cable of condolences to New Zealand's Governor-General Patsy Reddy, expressing his strong condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist attack which took place at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Self-piloted 'air taxi' takes to sky in New Zealand

Self-piloted 'air taxi' takes to sky in New Zealand

The company Kitty Hawk, which operates as Zephyr Airworks in New Zealand, showed off the self-piloted electric aircraft, which looks like a cross between an aeroplane and a drone.

New Zealand beat Windies by 66 runs, sweep series

New Zealand beat Windies by 66 runs, sweep series

New Zealand beat the West Indies by 66 runs in their third one-day international in Christchurch on Tuesday to sweep the series 3-0.

Flood-hit New Zealand regions brace for more rain

Flood-hit New Zealand regions brace for more rain

Flood-hit regions of New Zealand were warned to expect more wild weather on Sunday after a deluge forced evacuations and emergency declarations in parts of South Island.

New Zealand beat S. Africa by six runs in ODI

New Zealand beat S. Africa by six runs in ODI

New Zealand defeated South Africa by six runs in the second one-day international in Christchurch on Wednesday to level the five-match series at 1-1.

Wildfire destroys 11 houses on outskirts of Christchurch

Wildfire destroys 11 houses on outskirts of Christchurch

An out-of-control wildfire on the outskirts of Christchurch in southern New Zealand destroyed 11 homes on Thursday, according to local media.