Mosque attacks  |  28 Jan 2020

A national remembrance service will be held on the afternoon of Sunday 15 March 2020 to honour those killed in the Christchurch mosque attacks and to build on the spirit of unity that came out of the tragedy.

Fifty-one people died as a result of the shootings at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques on Friday 15 March 2019 and many others were injured.

To mark the first anniversary of the mosque attacks, a national remembrance service is going to be held in Christchurch’s North Hagley Park on Sunday 15 March 2020 in the afternoon.

The programme for the national remembrance service is being put together with input from those most affected by the attacks, including survivors and families of the victims.

The service will be jointly led by the local Muslim community, Christchurch City Council, the Government and Ngāi Tūāhuriri as mana whenua.

More details, including the timing of the service, will be announced in coming weeks.