London vigil for Christchurch earthquake victims

Manchester Street in Christchurch. Photo / Simon Baker
Manchester Street in Christchurch. Photo / Simon Baker

Kiwis in London will show their support for Christchurch this week with a special vigil at Westminster Cathedral.

Around 1500 New Zealanders are expected to attend the March 2 vigil a 7pm, London time.

New Zealand High Commissioner Derek Leask will read a message from Prime Minister John Key. There will be a waiata from Ngati Ranana, the London Maori Club and personal accounts and reflections will be read by former Christchurch city councillor, Paddy Austin.

The High commission is also working on arrangements for a Christchurch Earthquake Memorial Service.


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