"The man in the vehicle has been charged with firearms offences". People's lives have been changed forever.
Two armed guards brought Brenton Tarrant into court.
Her stance was welcomed by New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush.
Dupatta-wearing New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern hailed for expressing solidarity with Muslims
He was identified as Brenton Harrison Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian, reported CNN. Another two individuals are still in custody as the police continue to determine if they were involved in any way.
Whether it was at her media conference in the immediate aftermath of the Christchurch mosque massacre on Friday or comforting the devastated Muslim community in the shaken city yesterday, the 38-year-old leader has displayed the right balance of strength and compassion in the aftermath of the atrocity that killed 49 and injured 39 more.
Court photos of the man accused in the Christchurch mosque terror attack have been altered not to show his face due to an order from a New Zealand judge.
She did not offer too much detail, but said a ban on semi-automatic weapons would be looked at. In a 74-page manifesto the attacker posted online, he described himself as a white supremacist who was out to avenge attacks in Europe perpetrated by Muslims.More news: Anne Arundel County man charged in pelican tackling case
Officials in New Zealand have not yet released the names of those killed or wounded, but Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Friday that many of those "directly affected by this shooting may be migrants to New Zealand" or even refugees. Two victims died later while hospitalized.
Officers arrested two others following the attacks and are now working to establish whether they had any involvement in the terror attacks against the Muslim community in New Zealand. He added the gunman didn't say in the email that "this is what I am about to do" so "there was no opportunity to stop it".
- AP A woman paying her respects to the victims of the attack at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque, Saturday, March 16, 2019, Christchurch, New Zealand.
She said attempts had been made to change New Zealand's [gun] laws in 2005, 2012 and in 2017 following an inquiry.More news: Johnny Manziel signs player agreement with Alliance of American Football
Ardern further differentiated herself from Trump's conduct following attacks on minority communities when she was asked whether she agreed with the president's assessment, shared on Friday, that white supremacy is not a growing global problem.
The New Zealand Red Cross has published a list of missing persons on its website. People hold up signs of support at a vigil in Aotea Square in support of the victims of the Christchurch mosque killings in Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, March 16, 2019. He used five guns in the attacks and had a gun license allowing him to legally purchase all of his weapons.
"I still don't know where he is", she said.
Speaking to reporters later, Ardern said the country's gun laws will change in the aftermath of the attack on Christchurch mosques by Brendon Terrant, the Aurtralia-born terrorist behind the carnage.More news: Jaguar Land Rover cars recalled over high Carbon dioxide emissions
Another of Daoud's sons, Yama, was on the way to the mosque - to make up with his father after a small falling out - when he bumped into a friend outside who told him "your father saved my life".