Marlon Williams said he chose the song after reflecting on his own response to the attacks. He chose the waiata, with its lyrics about the history and geography of Ōtautahi, as a way of enveloping the dead into the story of the land.
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Media have examined the influence of the American National Rifle Association (NRA) in New Zealand. But there is an aggressive home-grown gun culture online.
The comment sections on a range of New Zealand firearms community Facebook pages reveal that the culture of many gun users is more extreme than the gun lobby wants us to believe. There are disturbing norms operating in local gun culture