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New Zealand remembers Christchurch mosque shootings two years on as Jacinda Ardern speaks at service – ABC News

Hundreds gather at a national remembrance service in Christchurch to remember the 51 people who were killed in 2019 when a gunman opened fire at two mosques.

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Several hundred people gathered at the Christchurch Arena for the national service to remember the 51 people who were killed in 2019 when a gunman opened fire at two mosques.
Key points:

  • A survivor spoke at the memorial, saying it was caused by racism and ignorance
  • Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the attacks should bring NZ together in unity
  • Members of the Muslim community attended and remembered their loved ones

A similar service planned for last year was cancelled at short notice due to the sudden…

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