CHRISTCHURCH: HOW QUIET CITY BECAME TARGET FOR TERROR

'WE LOVE YOU' MOSQUES AROUND WORLD SHOWERED WITH FLOWERS AFTER CHRISTCHURCH MASSACRE

NEW ZEALAND STANDS FOR EVERYTHING THESE PEOPLE HATE.

He said the close proximity of the two mosques (just 5.5km apart), their large size and lack of security made them a "soft target".
He said New Zealand's reputation as a peace-loving nation could also have been a factor in the planning.

Twenty-four hours after a gunman rampaged through two mosques in the South Island city of Christchurch, attention was turning to why this quiet, provincial enclave became the target for New Zealand’s deadliest extremist...

THIS IS AN AGGREGATED SUMMARY. READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Article ID: 288579 Date: 16th March, 2019 Social Shares: 352
Meta: Complete Last Checked: Never

Social Shares:

  • 126 shares when found, 16th March, 2019.
  • 199 shares 0 d, 02 hrs later.
  • 233 shares 0 d, 04 hrs later.
  • 274 shares 0 d, 08 hrs later.
  • 284 shares 0 d, 10 hrs later.
  • 301 shares 0 d, 14 hrs later.
  • 312 shares 0 d, 16 hrs later.
  • 332 shares 0 d, 20 hrs later.
  • 336 shares 0 d, 22 hrs later.
  • 345 shares 1 d, 02 hrs later.
  • 350 shares 1 d, 06 hrs later.
  • 351 shares 1 d, 08 hrs later.
  • 352 shares 1 d, 12 hrs later, 18th March, 2019.
  • Facebook (350)

NEW ZEALAND PREPARES TO BURY VICTIMS OF TERROR ATTACK ON ITS MUSLIM COMMUNITY


The stricken Muslim community of Christchurch was preparing to bury its dead after the far right terrorist attack on two mosques which stunned New Zealand... READ MORE

16th March, 2019 5

49 DEAD IN MASS SHOOTINGS AT CHRISTCHURCH MOSQUES


New Zealand 49 dead in mass shootings at Christchurch mosques... READ MORE

16th March, 2019 181

TSUNAMI HITS NEW ZEALAND AFTER QUAKE


It was felt as far afield as the capital Wellington on the North Island, 120 miles 200km away... READ MORE

13th November, 2016 54028

EARTHQUAKE JOLTS NEW ZEALAND; TSUNAMI WARNING ISSUED


New Zealand emergency services warned that a tsunami was possible and told people near the coast of the South Island to move to higher ground... READ MORE

13th November, 2016 22605

NZ OFFERS TO TAKE REFUGEES FROM MANUS ISLAND DETENTION CENTRE


New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English has confirmed that he offered to take refugees from Australia's asylum seeker detention centre on Manus Island... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 11410

NEW ZEALAND HIT BY SECOND STRONG QUAKE


An earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude has hit New Zealand's South Island, hours after an initial quake killed two people... READ MORE

14th November, 2016 7850

TOO MANY PEOPLE ARE GOING TO NEW ZEALAND AND THATS A PROBLEM


While the alternative accommodation made for a unique cultural experience, it illustrates how New Zealand's tourism boom is stretching infrastructure to breaking point... READ MORE

17th March, 2017 5810

TSUNAMI WARNING ISSUED AFTER HUGE EARTHQUAKE STRIKES NEW ZEALAND


A 7.8-magnitude earthquake has struck in the south island of New Zealand... READ MORE

13th November, 2016 3518

NEW ZEALAND CLIFFS COLLAPSE IN CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE


Cliffs have collapsed in New Zealand during an earthquake in the city of Christchurch on the South Island... READ MORE

14th February, 2016 1339

BOKO HARAM SAYS IT WILL NOT RELEASE GIRLS


Don't you know the over 200 Chibok schoolgirls have converted to Islam?... READ MORE

1st November, 2014 1025

'SEVERE' EARTHQUAKE CLOSE TO CHRISTCHURCH RESULTS IN INJURIES AND CLIFF COLLAPSE


Paramedics responding to calls for help after 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand's South Island, which is still recovering from a fatal quake in 2011... READ MORE

14th February, 2016 994

TWO DEATHS REPORTED, TSUNAMI WARNING AFTER NEW ZEALAND EARTHQUAKE


The magnitude 7.5 earthquake was centered 15 kilometers northeast of Culverden, on the east of the South Island, and struck at 12 02 a.m... READ MORE

13th November, 2016 912

BOLLYWOOD ACTRESS VEENA MALIK SENTENCED TO 26 YEARS FOR 'BLASPHEMOUS' WEDDING SCENE


12 Dec 2011 The actress said that she would return to Pakistan in December to fight the sentence... READ MORE

27th November, 2014 855

TWO DEAD AFTER POWERFUL QUAKE HITS NEW ZEALAND


In September, a strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the east coast of New Zealand, generating a small tsunami, but no significant damage or injuries were reported... READ MORE

13th November, 2016 850

ISLAMIC STATE SAYS IT'LL MINT OWN COINS


It's unclear where the Islamic State group intends to get the gold, silver and copper for the coins... READ MORE

15th November, 2014 565

PAKISTANI CHRISTIAN WOMAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR BLASPHEMY FILES APPEAL


Asia Bibi was found guilty of insulting the prophet Muhammad four years ago after incident in June 2009... READ MORE

24th November, 2014 400

MOTHER DISCOVERS HUSBAND'S INFIDELITY AFTER VIDEO APPEARS ON FACEBOOK


They were blissfully unaware that their out-of-hours Friday night activities were being cheered on by the watching throng outside the Carlton Bar and Eatery... READ MORE

5th February, 2015 324

VIRGIN AUSTRALIA PLANE FORCED TO FLY BACK TO LA AFTER PASSENGERS COMPLAIN OF 'UNBEARABLE SMELL' FROM LEAKING TOILETS


Passengers on board a Virgin Australia plane said that the aircraft was forced to turn back yesterday after leaking sinks left the cabin smelling unbearable ... READ MORE

4th November, 2014 129

PROTESTS ENTER 2ND DAY IN PAKISTAN, BUT REMAIN LARGELY PEACEFUL


It is part of the mainstream Barelvi sect of Sunni Islam, has disavowed violence and focuses on reverence for Muhammad... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 124

CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE: 'THAT'S LIFE - YOU GET USED TO THE RUMBLES'


Marriot lives on New Zealand's South Island in the city of Christchurch, where a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit on Sunday... READ MORE

15th February, 2016 82


IMPORTANT TERMS OF USE & DISCLAIMER INFORMATION:

Daily Digital News provides public access to an archive of historical news articles from many popular news sources. Daily Digital News provides keyword searchable summaries, and links, to news articles that were originally publically accessible, and all news articles presented on dailydigitalnews.com were initially freely available to the general public. Daily Digital News does not claim any copyright ownership of the aggregated content on this website. Aggregated news content as well as photographs or images presented on dailydigitalnews.com may be subject to copyright, and the use made here is consistent with the principles of limited use for research and education. Daily Digital News takes advantage of unique web-crawling technologies and algorithms. This includes the use of Watson Natural Language Understanding and TextRazor (www.textrazor.com) as well as other open source technologies. Daily Digital News operates this website on a not for profit basis. No income, revenue, remuneration, or profit of any kind has been made as a result of providing this website to the public. Use of this website is at the user's own discretion. Daily Digital News exercises no control over the use made of this website and accepts no liability to users or resources in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with this website. Full Terms & Conditions