: Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) - in Christchurch for the memorial service

How Christchurch might heal

Today the national memorial service in Christchurch marks the end of the formal mourning period for those killed in the mosque massacre. The eyes of the Muslim world will be on the city as the Dubai-based s…
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: GCSB Director, Andrew Hampton

An inquiry into an invisible man

The Prime Minister yesterday indicated that the forthcoming Royal Commission into the Christchurch massacre would focus on the security agencies including the Police, Customs and Immigration. No details of …
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: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Police Minister Stuart Nash announce the gun ban

The gun control compromise

The decision to ban military-style semi-automatic firearms yesterday does not go as far as Australia did in 1996 after the Port Arthur massacre and was not the first preference of the Greens. Instead, it is…
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: Prime Minister jacinda Ardern deploying one of her trademark hugs yesterday at Cashmere High School in Christchurch which lost two students in last Friday's massacre.

One PM to rule them all

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern now has more political power than ever. Her determination, her empathy and her intuitive understanding of the country’s mood has won her international acclaim with even Turke…
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