24 Oct 2023

Coroner promises to keep victims at the heart of March 15 inquiry

From Checkpoint, 5:12 pm on 24 October 2023

'None of them are defined by what happened on 15 March'.

The words of the coroner as she opened an inquest into the Christchurch terror attack, as she promised to keep victims at the heart of her inquiry.

Deputy Chief Coroner Brigitte Windley will examine the murders of 51 worshippers by a white supremacist at Al Noor mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre.

Timothy Brown was in court and filed this report.