Neighbours Day Aotearoa, the annual celebration of neighbourhoods and the power of human connection, starts this weekend. It's a timely reminder of the big rewards that can come from small gestures, writes Sarah Lang.
It will soon become an offence to own or possess semi-automatic firearms and shotguns with detachable magazines capable of firing more than five cartridges.
Al Noor Mosque Imam Gamal Fouda today spoke to thousands of people of all faiths at Friday prayers in Hagley Park, a week after the terrorist attack in which many of his worshippers were murdered.
Some have argued that non-Muslim women wearing headscarves today is a tokenistic gesture, or that the hijab itself is oppressive to women. A NZ Muslim woman responds.
The fifth work in Yona Lee's In Transit series is currently exhibiting at Wellington's City Gallery. Megan Dunn writes on the aspirations of the piece and how comfortably it sits in a gallery context.
The sudden closure of Wellington's Central Library was a shock to residents in the capital. Gem Wilder reflects on her love for the library and her hopes for its future.
The removal of extremist content alone isn't going to solve the problem of right-wing terrorism. Instead, we need to harness new technology to find such individuals early and intervene.
Australia has had no mass shootings since the 1996 massacre in Tasmania. Not one. New Zealand has much to learn from Australian gun laws, an expert says.
No sooner had Police arrested the Christchurch shooter than the conspiracy theories were proliferating like pond scum. Those narratives are not just wrong, but dangerous and self-perpetuating.
As Christchurch tries to come to terms with the atrocity perpetrated at the Al Noor and Linwood Mosques, the people who call the city home have found novel ways to help those affected.
The terrorist is clearly an extremist, but it is an unfair leap to assume we can blame mental illness for his actions, writes Shaun Robinson of the Mental Health Foundation
An open letter from the CEOs of Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees to the global CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google
In the first address to parliament since Friday’s terrorist attack on Christchurch, Jacinda Ardern paid tribute to the Muslim community and pledged to deny the perpetrator the notoriety he craves
If you're feeling down in the wake of the horrific events of Friday, you're not alone. Here are some simple ways to lift your spirits and look after yourself.