WELLINGTON - Britain's Prince William paid tribute to Australian and New Zealand troops on Thursday at an emotional Anzac Day ceremony, six weeks after the Christchurch mosques massacre. Still, the number of Anzac services in Auckland was reduced to avoid overstretching security forces. In New Zealand, Muslim youth association leader Azeem Zafarullah said it was important for the Muslim community to take part in the Anzac Day services, following the carnage in Christchurch. Prince William did not speak at the Anzac Day service but was expected to give an address when he meets with survivors of the mosque shootings in Christchurch on Friday. At the earlier dawn ceremony, Ardern said "our peace was altered dramatically by the terrorist attacks in Christchurch.
Source: Bangkok Post April 25, 2019 04:18 UTC