We look to leaders when disaster strikes. Indeed, response to a crisis goes to the very root of leadership. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern demonstrates four pillars of leading in times of great need. Connection. Compassion. Clarification. Conviction.
When white nationalist terrorism struck New Zealand, after similar strikes in Norway, Pittsburgh and Charleston, it showed how we are failing to meet a central challenge posed by our technologically hyper-connected world.
New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush says he believes police officers stopped the gunman who killed 50 people at two mosques on his way to another attack.
Video still exists on the dark web of a person claiming to be the shooter and a link to the Facebook page that live-streamed the fatal attacks.
Some people rushed to online dealers and stores to stock up on semiautomatic assault-style rifles; others turned their inventory in to police stations.
A growing movement has urged the media to refrain from naming the shooters in mass slayings and to cease the stream of biographical information about them.
Forty-nine people are dead after a heavily armed gunman opened fire during prayers at a mosque in the center of Christchurch, New Zealand.
In New Zealand, the number of Americans who applied for citizenship rose by 70 percent in the 12 weeks following the election of President Donald Trump.
A U.S. Navy warship will visit New Zealand next month for the first time since the 1980s, ending a 30-year-old military stalemate between the countries.