Man killed trying to take down gunman in Christchurch terror attack honoured with Auckland mural

A mural has been painted in an Auckland car park to honour the victims of Christchurch's terror attacks.

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Artist Paul Walsh created the tribute to Naeem Rashid in Auckland’s Avondale. Source: Breakfast

Kiwi artist Paul Walsh painted the piece, located in the Avondale Art Park, which features Naeem Rashid, along with the words, "Remember the heroes".

Mr Rashid was a Pakistani man who was killed at the Deans Ave mosque on March 15 as he attempted to take the gunman down.

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Murals, photos and drawings have resonated with those grieving around the world. Source: 1 NEWS

Mr Walsh posted a picture of the mural on Facebook, saying the green and black represents Pakistan and New Zealand "united in mourning".

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"I wish I didn't know who Naeem was. I wish he was back at his job as a teacher today, and I wish I was painting something else," Walsh wrote on Facebook.

"But some coward changed everything, and I have had to respond in the only way I know how; by honouring the lives of my fellow New Zealanders who didn't make it home on Friday.

"We will not forget you."