The report, Ko tō tātou kāinga tēnei: Royal Commission of Inquiry into the terrorist attack on Christchurch masjidain on 15 March 2019, was released to the public on 8 December 2020.


Update: 10 December 2020

Since the report was delivered to the Governor-General, additional information about section 15 orders has been added across the report. This is to make it clear that the publication of names of anonymised individuals is strictly prohibited. 

For further information about the section 15 orders, please read the Minute 4: Final Minute.

Some grammatical and technical changes have also been made. No substantive change in words or meaning has occurred.

Update: 11 March 2021

Minor amendments have been made to correct the spelling of shuhada names in the Acknowledgments section of the Report and the Report summary. Updates to the translated documents are coming soon. The minor amendments have also been made to the Report summary translated documents for Bahasa (Indonesian), Bahasa (Malaysian), Somali and Turkish. The amendments to other translations are currently underway and the PDFs will be updated on the website soon.


Volume 1

This volume includes the Acknowlegments; Foreword; Part 1: Purpose and process; Part 2: The context; and Part 3: What communities told us. Updates to the translated documents are coming soon.

Download Volume 1 (PDF, 5.3MB) 


Volume 2

This volume includes Part 4: The terrorist; Part 5: The firearms licence; Part 6: What Public sector agencies knew; and Part 7: Detecting a potential terrorist

Download Volume 2 (PDF, 4.3MB)


Volume 3

This volume includes Part 8: Assessment of the terrorism threatscape.

Download Volume 3 (PDF, 2.9MB)


Volume 4

This volume includes Part 9: Social cohesion and embracing diversity; Part 10: Recommendations; Glossary; and the Appendix.

Download Volume 4 (PDF, 2.5MB)