New Zealand will continue to be safe and secure says Winston Peters

New Zealand will continue to be safe and secure says Winston Peters

Supplied Content Istanbul, Turkey, March 22, 2019 Foreign Minister Winston Peters has told the world Islamic community that New Zealand will continue to be a caring and comforting nation and look after its Muslim population and that the country’s strength and solidarity are derived from New Zealanders and their unity. Greeting to the delegates in the Islamic tradition, Mr Peters…

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Waitakere Indian Association cancels Holi celebrations

Waitakere Indian Association cancels Holi celebrations

Auckland, March 22, 2019 Waitakere Indian Association (WIA) has announced cancellation of this year’s Holi Celebrations in homage to the victims of the Christchurch massacre. The 14th WIA Holi Festival was scheduled to be held from 1030 am on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at The Trusts Arena, Central Park Drive, Henderson. Fifty people were killed including men, women and children,…

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Take some trauma tips from Canterbury Health Board

Take some trauma tips from Canterbury Health Board

David Meates Christchurch, March 22, 2019 Twenty-seven of the people who were injured in Friday’s (March 15, 2019) shootings are still in Christchurch Hospital, with five remaining in critical condition in intensive care.  Two more have been discharged during the past 24 hours. They are still our priority for specialist care, which for some includes follow-up surgery and other specialist…

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Thousands attend vigils throughout New Zealand and overseas

Thousands attend vigils throughout New Zealand and overseas

Nation remains united over Christchurch massacre RNZ Reports, Christchurch, March 22, 2019 People turned out in big numbers around New Zealand for the official Islamic Call to Prayer this afternoon, one week after 50 people were killed in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch. Subsequently, vigils are being held across Aotearoa. Christchurch The main event was in North Hagley Park opposite the Al Noor…

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Jordanian Prince praises New Zealand leadership and response

Jordanian Prince praises New Zealand leadership and response

RNZ, Auckland, March 22, 2019 There has been a markedly different response to the events of last week by the Jordanian prince, than a nearby leader. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has not only used footage taken by Friday’s lone gunman as part of his campaign, but also criticised the Anzacs for their role in Gallipoli and threatened to send New Zealanders…

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