Information following the Christchurch terrorist attack
New Zealand is very proud of our multicultural community. The mass shooting in Christchurch on 15 March 2019 had a major impact on people in New Zealand and those considering a move here.
As a country we united to condemn the act of terrorism in Christchurch.
New Zealanders gather in Wellington at a vigil for the victims of the Christchurch attack.
Following the tragedy, the Prime Minister said that New Zealand represents diversity, kindness and compassion. Those values will not and cannot be shaken by this attack. Of the victims from our refugee and migrant communities, she said, “New Zealand is their home."