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Following Christchurch Shootings, New Zealanders Have Voluntarily Surrendered a Total of 37 Guns Out of an Estimated 1.2 Million

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 1, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/1/2019 at 3:00pm
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After the mosque attacks in Christchurch where 50 people were murdered, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the government would move quickly to tighten existing gun laws.

Ahead of the new laws, Ardern urged gun owners to voluntarily surrender their firearms. As of March 20th, a whole 37 guns had been...

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49 Murdered, 48 Injured at Two Mosques in New Zealand Terrorist Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 15, 2019 at 9:00am 3/15/2019 at 9:00am
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At least one shooter murdered 49 people and seriously injured 20 more at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Authorities arrested four people (one has since been released) and charged one man with murder. From Sky News:

The Christchurch terror attack suspect calls himself Bren...

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New Zealand’s Selection of Transgender Weightlifter Raises Questions of Fairness

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 2:30pm 11/25/2017 at 2:30pm

New Zealand has named transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to participate in the Commonwealth Games.  As Gavin, Hubbard was a national junior record holder in the male 105kg class.  As Laurel, Hubbard will compete in the female 90kg-plus division.

The New Zealand Herald reports:

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New Zealand’s New Labor Government To Ban Foreigners From Buying Homes

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 12:30pm 11/4/2017 at 12:30pm
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New Zealand’s new Labor Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has promised to improve the real estate market by banning foreigners from buying existing homes.  Australians would be exempt from the proposed ban.

The AFP reports:

The New Zealand government firmed up...

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