A New Zealand nurse has been held captive by the Islamic State group in Syria for almost six years – information long kept secret for fear her life might be at risk.
A New Zealand judge has ordered that the man accused of killing 50 people at two New Zealand mosques undergo two mental health tests to determine if he is fit to enter pleas in the case.
The man accused of carrying out the Christchurch mosque attacks will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges when he makes his second court appearance, New Zealand police said.
New Zealand politicians have voted overwhelmingly in favour of new gun restrictions during the first stage of a bill they hope to rush into law by the end of next week.
New Zealand’s government on Monday introduced a bill it plans to rush into law that would ban the types of weapons a gunman used to kill 50 people at two mosques.
A national remembrance service has been held in New Zealand to commemorate those who died in two mosque shootings in Christchurch two weeks ago.
The Duke of Cambridge is to visit New Zealand on behalf of the Queen to honour the victims of the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack.
Worshippers have visited a New Zealand mosque as it reopened for the first time after dozens of people died there in a mass shooting.
People across New Zealand observed the Muslim call to prayer on Friday as the nation reflected on the moment one week ago when 50 people were killed at two mosques.
Hundreds of people joined hands, held a two-minute silence and sang the New Zealand national anthem in London to pay tribute to the victims of the Christchurch terror attack.
Nicola Sturgeon has made clear her determination to tackle far-right extremism in the wake of the terror attack on two New Zealand mosques.