The Queen’s message to New Zealand in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings

Queen Elizabeth told Kiwis she is 'deeply saddened' by the horrific terror attacks in Christchurch.
Queen Elizabeth told Kiwis she is ‘deeply saddened’ by the horrific terror attacks in Christchurch.

The Queen has expressed her condolences to the people of New Zealand following the attacks on mosques in Christchurch.

The monarch sent a message to the governor general, saying she was “saddened by the appalling events in Christchurch today. Prince Philip and I send our condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives.”

The monarch paid tribute to the emergency services and volunteers offering support to the wounded.

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She says “at this tragic time, my thoughts and prayers are with all New Zealanders.”

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She signed the message ‘Elizabeth R”.


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