KIA ora, e te whanau

We are all aware of the pain, confusion and destabilization that Friday’s horrendous acts of violence have brought to our city and our country. Eight years ago, we were rocked by natural disaster, now calculated hatred and evil have brought new fears and losses. Including a loss of who we sense we are and what our country is about. Many of us have sat with our refugee friends and said “You are safe here” believing that New Zealand and especially Christchurch are different. Believing that we are not marked, like other parts of the world, with violence and terror… Read more