Source:The New Zealand Herald (Wellington)
Posted: Thursday, March 3, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The Government of New Zealand has announced that it might declare a one-off national mourning public holiday in conjunction with a memorial service for the victims of the recent Christchurch earthquake.
According to New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key, the national memorial service would be held in Christchurch, within three weeks, leading the local media to speculate that the date for this one-off national mourning public holiday would be Tuesday, March 22, 2011, the one-month anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake.
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