Eden Park opens its gates for Remembrance for Christchurch
Aucklanders are being invited to come together at
Eden Park this Friday (29 March) in remembrance of those who
lost their lives in the Christchurch mosques attack.
encourage all Aucklanders to come together on Friday to show
our support for the Muslim community and the people of
Christchurch, and to reaffirm our belief in a multi-cultural
and multi-faith city and nation,” - Mayor Phil
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