In photos:
Tributes to the Christchurch victims from NZ and around the world

A Candelit Prayer is held outside the State Library of Victoria (Photo: Jaimi Chisholm/Getty Images)

In photos: Tributes to the Christchurch victims from NZ and around the world

In the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attacks, there’s been an outpouring of support from all over New Zealand and around the world. Here, a selection of the best images (including several from our Spinoff readers).

This post will be updated with new images over the week. If you have any photos from NZ/around the world that you’d like to share with us, email info@thespinoff.co.nz with a brief description and photo credit.

NEW ZEALAND

Christchurch

Tribute to Tariq Omar, 24, who was one of the victims of the Christchurch attack (Photo: James Dann)

Donations being collected for victims and families in Christchurch (Photo: James Dann)

The word ‘salam’ (literally ‘peace’ in Arabic) written in chalk near Christchurch’s Botanic Gardens (Photo: Fiona Goodall/Getty Images)

Flowers and tributes hung on the fence of the Botanic Gardens (Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images)

Auckland

‘Princesses and superheroes like me are Muslim too’ banner at Auckland’s Aotea square vigil (Photo: Sean Stapleton)

‘One Community’ banner at Auckland’s Aotea Square Vigil (Photo: Jihee Junn)

‘They Are Us’ banner at Auckland’s Aotea Square Vigil (Photo: Jihee Junn)

Takapuna beach vigil (Photo: Cam McLaren/Getty Images)

Masjid e Umar mosque in Mt Roskill (Photo: Leonie Freeman)

Mural by Paul Walsh at Avondale Art Park paying tribute to Naeem Rashid who tried to stop the gunman at Deans Ave Mosque. Neither he or his son survived the attack. (Photo: Paul Walsh via Facebook)

Avondale Islamic Centre (Photo: Maria Slade)

Wellington

Thousands turned out for the Wellington Vigil held at the Basin Reserve (Photo: Elias Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Wellington Vigil held at the Basin Reserve (Photo: Elias Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Messages at Wellington’s Kilbirnie mosque (Photo: Caitlin Cherry)

Kilbirnie Mosque in Wellington (Photo: Hayden Wilson)

Tribute wall at Victoria University of Wellington (Photo: Tom Gullery)

Dunedin

Locals lay flowers at the Huda Mosque in Dunedin. (Photo: Dianne Manson/Getty Images)

Whanganui

Tributes being placed outside Masjid-E-Bilal in Whanganui (Photo: Kay Benseman)

Lower Hutt

Footpath outside the Lower Hutt Islamic centre with the words ‘NZ = Love’ (Photo: JoAnn Eggers)

Te Puke

‘We Love You Christchurch. Kia Kaha’ (Photo: Vector Group Charitable Trust via Facebook)

‘In the bonds of love we meet’ (Photo: Vector Group Charitable Trust via Facebook)

Raglan

Raglan beach tribute by artist Rob Sykes

Rotorua

Rotorua’s vigil at Te Papaiouru Marae (Photo: Tamati Coffey – Labour MP for Waiariki via Facebook)

Hastings

Tributes outside Hastings Mosque on Heretaunga Street (Photo: Jandyra Maciel)

Taihape

Ad-deen mosque was started by Saifudin Abu who came to Taihape as a policeman but soon left the police to open a mosque and a local halal restaurant (Photo: Facebook/Ad-Deen Mosque via Te Hinewai Smith)

INTERNATIONAL

Sydney

A silver fern is projected onto the sails of the Opera House (Photo: James D. Morgan/Getty Images)

Melbourne

A Candelit Prayer is held outside the State Library of Victoria (Photo: Jaimi Chisholm/Getty Images)

A Candelit Prayer is held outside the State Library of Victoria (Photo: Jaimi Chisholm/Getty Images)

Berlin

400 people attending a vigil at Tempelhof Field in Berlin (Photo: Sophie Turner)

Messages of support at a vigil at Tempelhof Field in Berlin (Photo: Sophie Turner)

Amsterdam

People attend a vigil at Dam square (Photo: Paulo Amorim/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

London

Locals pay tribute at Finsbury Park (Photo: Guy Smallman/Getty Images)

Lahore

Pakistani demonstrators at a candlelit vigil in Lahore (Photo: ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistani demonstrators at a candlelit vigil in Lahore (Photo: ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Toronto

Canadians take part in a vigil at Nathan Philips Square (Photo: Creative Touch Imaging Ltd./NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Canadians take part in a vigil at Nathan Philips Square (Photo: Creative Touch Imaging Ltd./NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Vancouver

Vigil at the Jamia Mosque in Vancouver (Photo: Andrew Burns)

New York

The Empire State Building remains dark for the victims of the Christchurch terror attacks (Photo: Atilgan Ozdil/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

This post will be updated with new images over the week. If you have any photos from NZ/around the world that you’d like to share with us, email info@thespinoff.co.nz with a brief description and photo credit.


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