New Zealand was globally praised for its deep and genuine displays of public grief and unity following the March 15 mosque shootings that claimed 51 lives. But four months on, has Christchurch really changed? As Herald senior journalist Kurt Bayer discovered, the answer is probably yes, although some people are unlikely to ever change.

Sitting at traffic lights, hijab headscarf tied back, she watched the family cross the road. Mum, dad and two little kids, all holding hands and flowers. The little girl swung a cuddly bunny. The driver smiled. Her friend might still be lying in hospital with gunshot


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