NZ PM Ardern said high capacity magazines and devices similar to bump stocks -- which make rifles fire faster -- will also be banned.
21 Mar 2019 8:40 AM
John Milne sobs as he pens an anguished letter to his murdered teenage son Sayyad one of 50 people killed in the Christchurch massacre.
20 Mar 2019 4:26 PM
The bodies of victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners.
20 Mar 2019 2:55 PM
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday called for a global response to the dangers of social media.
20 Mar 2019 2:03 PM
A 44-year-old man has become the second person charged with sharing a gruesome livestream video of the deadly attack.
20 Mar 2019 12:07 PM
A gunman shot down 50 Muslim worshippers at 2 mosques in Christchurch last Friday in a killing spree that he live-streamed.
20 Mar 2019 9:43 AM
Most victims were migrants or refugees from countries including Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Syria, Turkey, Somalia and Afghanistan.
20 Mar 2019 9:14 AM
The city where a racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known for its English heritage.
19 Mar 2019 6:13 PM
'He sought many things from his act of terror, but one was notoriety -- that is why you will never hear me mention his name,' Ardern said.
19 Mar 2019 9:02 AM
The role of social media has also come under the spotlight, after the gunman livestreamed his rampage on Facebook.
19 Mar 2019 6:13 AM
7 people were killed when white supremacist stormed Linwood Masjid -- second mosque he attacked on Friday -- as worshippers knelt to pray.
18 Mar 2019 3:52 PM
In New Zealand, being found guilty of murder usually comes with a minimum of 10 years in jail before possible parole.
18 Mar 2019 1:46 PM
The owner of a New Zealand gun store said the man charged with murder in Christchurch massacre had bought firearms and ammunition online.
18 Mar 2019 12:53 PM
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days.
18 Mar 2019 12:42 PM
The teenager faces a maximum of 14 years in prison for each charge, prosecutors said.
18 Mar 2019 11:26 AM
David Tipple, the managing director of Gun City, confirmed he sold alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant four firearms and ammunition.
18 Mar 2019 10:09 AM
Fifty people, at least four of them women, were killed in the attack on the mosques where worshippers had gone for Friday prayers.
18 Mar 2019 9:55 AM
Richard Peters, the attorney who represented Tarrant said that the accused 'appeared to be lucid' and was not 'mentally unstable'.
18 Mar 2019 9:09 AM
Kin of one victim forgives terrorist; PM office got email 9 mins before hit.
18 Mar 2019 7:28 AM
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday said she would be looking for answers from Facebook and other social media firms.
17 Mar 2019 11:30 AM