A Q&A on what you need to know in relation to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's recently announced ban on military style semi-automatic guns and assault rifles.
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Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand under stronger new gun laws announced today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
The Ministry of Education is to review the process of school lockdowns in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack.
An anti-terrorist squad leader involved in the Aramoana killings has given an insight into what would have happened in the lead-up to the capture of the alleged mosque gunman.
Thousands of people are expected to come together for an emotional Friday prayer service led by the imam of one of the two Christchurch mosques where 50 worshippers were killed.
New Zealand needs to have a mature, considered conversation about racism, the chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt says.
MPs have today been handed a petition with more than 65,000 signatures calling on them to ban all semi-automatic weapons.
Ray White has dropped a husband and wife real estate agent team because of their racist posts on social media.
A Roman Catholic priest in the US has been accused of groping a woman in home hospice care while giving her last rites.
An Otago Medical Students Association quiz has raised more than $1000 to support Muslim families affected by the Christchurch terror attacks.
Hundreds are dead, many more missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai and persistent rains.
A national teachers' strike which had been pencilled in for April 3 has been postponed because of the Christchurch mosque attacks.
A senior Auckland doctor has been immediately stood down pending an investigation by his employer into vile, anti-Islamic rants posted on the right-wing blog Whale Oil.
A bus driver in Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones, threatening them before setting the vehicle on fire. Police managed to get all passengers on board to safety.
Exactly 1000 days after Britain voted to leave the EU and nine days before it's scheduled to walk out the door, Prime Minister Theresa May has hit the pause button.
Nearly $10 million has been raised for the families who lost their loved ones in the Christchurch terrorist attack and for those victims who survived the traumatic shootings.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the tradition of New Zealanders going to Gallipoli for Anzac commemorations will continue, despite recent comments by Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan.