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Guns which are prohibited under the new laws on display during a media conference at the Royal Society on April 11, 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand. New Zealand has banned all military style semi-automatics and assault rifles. The new law, which comes into effect today, follows attacks in which 50 people were killed, and dozens injured after a gunman opened fire on two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, 15 March. The attack is the worst mass shooting in New Zealand's history.

New Zealand has set aside $136 million to buy back guns after the Christchurch shooting

New gun laws went into effect on April 12 and ban the distribution and ownership of military-style automatic weapons or their associated parts.

A New Zealand man who owned a Nazi-themed insulation company pleaded guilty to sharing videos of the Christchurch shooting

Philip Nevill Arps, 44, reportedly shared the raw footage to roughly 30 people and requested it be altered to feature crosshairs and a "kill count."
Prince William and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacina Ardern.

An emotional photo shows Prince William giving New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern a traditional Māori greeting a month after the Christchu...

Prince William is on a two-day tour of New Zealand in order to pay tribute to the victims and survivors of the horrific Christchurch attacks.
Britain's Prince William attends an ANZAC Day service in Auckland, New Zealand April 25, 2019.

Victims of the Christchurch massacre loomed large as Prince William joined New Zealanders and Australians commemorating Anzac Day

Anzac Day honors Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought a battle on the Gallipoli peninsula on April 25, 1915. Thousands were killed.
People attend the Friday prayers at Hagley Park outside Al-Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand March 22, 2019.

New Zealand is offering permanent residency to foreign victims of the Christchurch massacre and their families after many feared deportation

New Zealand announced on Tuesday that it was creating a special visa category for people who were "directly affected" by the attack in two mosques.

Australian arrested over New Zealand shooting massacre to face 50 murder charges: police

Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder.
The man charged in relation to the Christchurch massacre, Brenton Tarrant, is lead into the dock for his appearance for murder in the Christchurch District Court on March 16, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Suspect in New Zealand’s deadliest mass shooting to be charged with 50 counts of murder

The fresh charges were announced by New Zealand police on Thursday. The suspect, Brenton Tarrant, is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.
Police officers carrying automatic rifles guard the area near Al Noor mosque during a visit by Turkey's Vice-President Fuat Oktay and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on March 18, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

New Zealand parliament votes overwhelmingly in favor of new gun laws

Lawmakers across the political spectrum voted 119-1 in favor of the proposed Bill, which now faces two more votes before it becomes law.

After Christchurch shootings, 1 in 2 Malaysians want live streaming banned: Survey

The majority of respondents said social media companies should vet live streaming videos before they go online, even at the expense of delaying their publishing time.
People look at firearms and accessories on display at Gun City gunshop in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 19, 2019.

2 weeks after the mosque massacre, thousands of New Zealanders sign petition against changing the country’s gun laws

Close to 12,000 New Zealanders have signed a petition against Prime Minister Jacinda Arden's proposed gun reforms, introduced after the Christchurch shooting.