Judge Paul Kellar allowed journalists to use cameras and shoot video but said Tarrant's face must be obscured in order to protect his right to a fair trial. "It's going to be a criminal charge against the guy who's done this, so they need to be pretty thorough", he said. No images have emerged from there.
Spokesman Mohammad Faisal? in his latest tweet Sunday said Zeeshan Raza, his father Ghulam Hussain and mother Karam Bibi are now confirmed to have killed in the terrorist attack in Christchurch. He was not a resident of Christchurch, the prime minister added.
He said the Fijian people stood with their Pacific family in this time of suffering and sadness, and we condemn all forms of hatred and terror.
The staff member monitoring the accounts sent it to parliamentary services as soon as they saw it, who sent it to police, the spokesman said.
Two other people have been apprehended and are being questioned about what role, if any, they had in the attacks.
None of those arrested by the police had been on any watchlists of the authorities either in New Zealand or in Australia, Ardern argued.
The high commission said its helpline numbers - 021803899 & 021850033 - will remain available round the clock to assist families of the those affected by the attack.
Some of the victims have survived civil wars in their home countries, only to die in one of the quietest countries at the other end of the world.
"Many of the people require multiple trips to the theatre to deal with the complex series of injuries they have", said Christchurch Hospital's Chief of Surgery Greg Robertson. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.
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Defending her team, she said that there was very little time to react to the message in the manifesto' "The pocket to react was slim, very very slim", she said while vowing to the kin of all victims who have been killed.
Dozens of people laid flowers at cordons near both mosques in Christchurch, which is still rebuilding after an natural disaster in 2011 killed nearly 200 people.
Friday's mass shootings in Christchurch killed 50 people.
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New Zealand police have described efforts to identify the victims as "detailed and complex work" that must be "completed thoroughly". - AP Mourners pay their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Saturday, March 16, 2019. Nabi's family left Kabul, Afghanistan, for New Zealand in the 1970s.
Police urged all mosques across New Zealand to stay closed over the weekend for security reasons.
Hagen Hopkins via Getty ImagesPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to media during a press conference at Parliament on Friday.
It is customary in Islam to bury the dead within the 24 hours.
Brenton Tarrant, 28, used five guns - "two semi-automatic weapons, two shotguns and a lever-action firearm", the prime minister said.
New Zealand tightened its gun laws to restrict access to semi-automatic rifles in 1992, two years after a mentally ill man shot dead 13 people in the southern town of Aramoana. Armed police were deployed at several locations in all cities, unusual in a country that has had low levels of gun violence.
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A floral tribute is laying on Deans Avenue in Christchurch after a right-wing extremist killed 49 people in two mosques.
The Pacific Islands Association of non-governmental Organisations (PIANGO) also expressed its "heartfelt grief and sorrow" over the attacks.
U.S. President Donald Trump, who condemned the attack as a "horrible massacre", was praised in the accused gunman's manifesto as "a symbol of renewed white identity and common purpose".
Abdul Hakim, 56, of Auckland, was among many who had flown in to help.
The Prime Minister said the advice she had received from police indicated that the timing of the email and the information it contained did not provide enough time for response.