Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: ‘I’ve no idea what his name is’

On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her citys resilience in aftermath of mosque attacks The mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootings in the city, in a decision that she says is echoed by her community and is a crucial part of recovering from the atrocity. But Lianne Dalziel said the way the citys Muslims had chosen to forgive him was also essential, and had made the New Zealand city stronger and safer. Speaking to the Guardian on a visit to the UK before a European conference on how cities can recover from disasters, she said all cities could learn from the resilience Christchurch had shown. …