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Wellington Vigil For Christchurch

Thousands of Wellingtonians attended the Vigil For Christchurch at the Basin Reserve this evening.

There were tears as people spoke of their feelings of loss and devastation and cheers as others spoke of what they would like to see happen to prevent extremist attacks happening again.

The event finished with a moving rendition of Te Aroha and one minutes silence, after which a fierce, impromptu haka broke out in the crowd. 

Dame Patsy's speech

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