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Hamilton vigil following Christchurch terrorism attack

Details of Hamilton vigil following Christchurch terrorism attack


A vigil for victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack will be held in Hamilton, at Claudelands Park, from 8pm to 9pm on Saturday 16 March.

The site of the vigil is opposite Hamilton Jamia Masjid Mosque, on Heaphy Tce – the northwest corner of the park.

Heaphy Tce will be closed between Thames St and Jamia Masjid Mosque.

Mayor Andrew King, Hamilton City Council Kaumatua Tame Pokaia, Dr Asad Mohsin of Waikato Muslim Association and several other city leaders will speak.

A choir will perform two songs.

Should you decide to attend, please walk, ride bicycles, carpool or use public transport.

Those driving can park vehicles on the Claudelands Oval, with access from Heaphy Tce Gate 1 or Brooklyn Rd Gate 4. However parking will be limited and people who leave their vehicles on neighbouring streets are urged to park sensibly and not block access to properties.

People attending are also urged NOT to use naked flames at the venue – but torches, cellphones and other small lights are encouraged.

There will be rubbish bins for waste and additional toilets.

Parents/caregivers are urged to keep children under close supervision.

No dogs please – leave your pets at home.

The flags above the Hamilton City Council Chamber will fly at half-mast until Monday afternoon – the three days mourning period customary in Muslim culture.

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