04 George Heard | Images & adrenaline

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George is a self-trained visual journalist and is no stranger to throwing himself into tragic events to make sure there’s a visual account of what has happened – but the March 15 attacks were something on a scale he had not encountered before. According to his colleagues, he was the first photographer outside the mosque – and captured imagery that …

02 Blair Ensor | Into the thick of it

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As an award-winning investigative journalist, specialising in crime reporting, Blair Ensor has a lot of experience in dealing with complicated and tragic stories. But nothing could have prepared him for the events of March 15. The Stuff reporter was one of the first to the scene, having taken a Lime Scooter to the centre of Deans Ave as the Police …

PRESS RELEASE: Kiwi journalists featured in new podcast, Friday Prayers

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A new podcast has unveiled raw, firsthand stories of Kiwi journalists who reported from the frontlines of Christchurch’s Mosque Attacks.  Friday Prayers is a six-part podcast series featuring honest interviews with New Zealand journalists who played a significant role in reporting the events of March 15, 2019.  Hosted by Media Chaplain and Radio Broadcaster Reverend Frank Ritchie, this independent podcast …