From schools to hospitals and newsrooms, Christchurch is a city heaving under shock and trauma one month after a deadly mosque attack.
On one side, government is showing compassion, strength and action. On the other, a tsunami of fear-mongering rolls on.
Christchurch is the most traumatised city in New Zealand. This is a statement that was true before last Friday's attack.
As a Crikey reporter battled a tight stopover in the rush to get to Christchurch, New Zealanders helped her get home to tell their story.
Hakeem Al-Araibi is safe, but the episode gives little assurance to other refugees who want to travel safely outside of Australia.
Tensions in Melbourne and Perth detention centres have been high since last week.
This arrest could have huge ramifications for other refugees who have been granted asylum by Australia. We need answers.
Lawyers say the Australian government should have informed Interpol of Hakeem Al-Araibi's refugee status when he travelled to Thailand, thereby ensuring his safety.