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National Remembrance Day in Christchurch

Two weeks after a terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, where 50 worshippers lost their lives and many more were injured, today's National Remembrance Service brought together the wounded and survivors of the attack, along with citizens of Christchurch, members of the Diplomatic Corps, and dignitaries from the Pacific and beyond. The names of the dead were read by members of the Muslim community and the healing power of music and words affirmed the overwhelming message of love, peace and harmony.

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Dame Patsy and the Prime Minister speaking to members of the Muslim community
Farid Ahmed, a survivor of the terrorist attack

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