Students paid tribute to victims of the Christchurch shooting with a traditional haka performance

Guardian News/YouTubeStudents pay tribute to victims of the Christchurch shooting.
  • On Friday, 50 people were killed in the worst mass killing in New Zealand’s history as a part of a deadly terror attack that targeted two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • Around the world, people have paid tribute to victims of the attack – including in the city of Christchurch itself.
  • A video has circulated online, reported below by The Guardian, that shows a group of students performing a haka dance.
  • The haka is a ceremonial dance in Maori culture, often performed in groups and associated with death and mourning.
  • In the below video, a group of students from different schools came together to perform the dance.
  • Watch the full clip.

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