Jacinda Ardern pays tribute as Christchurch commemorates earthquake victims

A minute’s silence was observed at 12.51pm, exactly 10 years after the quake struck the New Zealand city

The victims of the Christchurch earthquake have been remembered at an emotional ceremony marking ten years since the tragedy.

The memorial service was held on Monday afternoon at the Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial in the heart of the city, with tributes from Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel, the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, and The Queen.

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