To our family, friends and our community in Christchurch –
Our hearts are heavy in the wake of the tragedy that terrorised your hometown, and which has devastated our nation and our world. We extend our karakia and alofa to the families of the victims, and to the whole of Christchurch, especially our Muslim community.
There are no words to match the hurt and grief you are all experiencing but know that our nation is with you. Our hearts are with you. We grieve with you. We stand by you.
Here are some links and information for support:
Donations can be made here.
Family and witnesses affected by the incidents are encouraged to contact Victim Support on our 24-hour crisis line – 0800 VICTIM (0800 842 846)
If you need advice or support with mental wellbeing call or text 1737 anytime to talk to a trained counsellor.