Jacinda Ardern

Navy helicopter returns to Whakatane Airport
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AP News
December 13, 2019 - 1:08 pm
As grieving families sang traditional Maori songs, New Zealand military specialists wearing protective gear landed on a small volcanic island on Friday and recovered six bodies of the 16 people who died in an eruption four days earlier. Read more here.
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepares to speak at the national remembrance service in Christchurch.
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March 28, 2019 - 10:08 pm
By Caitlin Hu and Chandler Thornton, CNN (CNN) -- At a subdued national memorial service Friday for victims of New Zealand's mosque terror attacks, speakers emphasized confidence in the country and its handling of the tragedy's aftermath. Fifty people died in the mass shootings in the city of...
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In this image made from video taken March 19, 2019, a police officer carries a gun voluntarily surrendered by a member of the public into the Masterton police station in Masterton, New Zealand.
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March 21, 2019 - 6:50 am
By Juliet Williams and Nick Perry, Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced a ban of "military-style" semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines like those used in the shootings at Christchurch mosques last week...
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Mourners gather before a service of a victim from last week's mosque shooting for a burial at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, March 21, 2019.
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March 20, 2019 - 10:54 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque attacks in New Zealand (all times local): 3 p.m. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand is immediately banning sales of military style semi-automatic rifles and high-capacity magazines like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks...
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Mourners pray near the Linwood mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand.
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March 18, 2019 - 10:00 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The white supremacist accused of gunning down 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand has dismissed his lawyer and opted to represent himself at trial, prompting the prime minister to declare Tuesday that she would do everything in her power to deny him a platform...
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Imam Ibrahim Abdul Halim of the Linwood mosque, center left, is embraced by Father Felimoun El-Baramoussy, center right, from the Coptic Church at the site of Friday's shooting outside the Linwood mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Monday, March 18, 201
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March 18, 2019 - 7:58 am
By Juliet Williams, Stephen Wright and Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — A Christchurch gun shop on Monday acknowledged selling guns online to the 28-year-old white supremacist accused of killing 50 people in mosque shootings that have upturned New Zealand's...
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Police escort men from a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019.
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March 15, 2019 - 6:29 am
UPDATED: 3:15 p.m. By Mark Baker and Nick Perry, Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — At least 49 people were shot to death at two mosques during midday prayers Friday — most if not all of them gunned down by an immigrant-hating white supremacist who apparently used a helmet-mounted...
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