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By RNZ News New Zealand today observed the Muslim call to prayer and two minutes of silence in Christchurch and across the country, one week...

By Professor Edwina Pio New Zealand is a religiously and ethnically diverse country with an almost negligible global terrorism index. Muslims have lived in New...

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today announced a New Zealand ban on all military-style semi-automatic weapons and all assault rifles She pledged the day...

By RNZ News A Muslim leader has told a crowd of 18,000 at a vigil in the South Island city of Dunedin this evening the...

By Dr Joe Burton in Hamilton In the aftermath of the tragic loss of life in Christchurch last Friday, the focus needs to be on...

By Anthony Kaybing in Buka Bougainvilleans have been urged to present a unified front in casting their votes when the Autonomous Region of Bougainville goes...

By RNZ News As the police worked to release victims' bodies to families by tonight, the first were buried this afternoon. Father and son, 44-year-old Khaled...

By RNZ Police Commissioner Mike Bush says police knew where the suspect from the Christchurch mosque attacks was going after the New Zealand shootings and...

Homes and bridges destroyed in Papua province by landslides triggered by torrential rainfall - the death toll is now 89. Video: Euronews Pacific Media Centre...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Thousands of New Zealanders have shared messages of hope and support for the Muslim whānau (community) in Christchurch and across the...

NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed she will never mention the name of the man accused of killing at least 50 people in...

By Barbara Dreaver, 1 NEWS Pacific correspondent Tongan community leaders have called for their people living in New Zealand to wear black this week as...

Selwyn Manning, editor of Evening Report, profiles the Christchurch atrocity that has outraged and shaken a peaceful South Pacific nation. Out of the blue: It was...

By Katy Gosset of RNZ A Syrian-born woman whose husband and son were killed in Friday's terror attacks says her family was told New Zealand...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific New Zealand's Fijian community is reeling after three people from Fiji were killed in Friday's mosque attacks in Christchurch. The...

ANALYSIS: By Professor Greg Barton When lives are tragically cut short, it is generally easier to explain the “how” than the “why”. This dark reality...

OPINION: By Keith Locke It was heartwarming to be part of such a big and diverse crowd in Auckland’s Aotea Square on Saturday standing in...

ANALYSIS: By Professor Paul Spoonley in Auckland New Zealand police continued today to respond to events following shootings at two mosques in central Christchurch yesterday. The...

By RNZ Thousands of people packed into Auckland's Aotea Square today for a vigil to mark yesterday's New Zealand terror attack in Christchurch. Some held banners...

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses the nation after yesterday's tragic mosque massacres in Christchurch. Video: RNZ By RNZ New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she...

By RNZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed that at least 40 people have died in the terrorist attack on two mosques in the southern...

By Natalie Sauer in London and Rachel Waldholz in Berlin In more than 100 countries on Friday, young people spilled out of schools and into...