An additional person died at the hospital. The police have arrested 4 people which consists of 3 men and a woman.
As for the suspects, Ardern said, "these are people who I would describe as having extremist views that have absolutely no place in New Zealand".
He added: " Out of respect and in condolence for all those killed in the terrorist attack in New Zealand, I have asked for flags to be flown at half-mast".
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said one of the men in custody was Australian. Born in Australia to a working class, low income family.
Research showed that young people from the Muslim community were "adapting well to life in New Zealand" and were enjoying more positive outcomes compared with both Maori and European peers, the Victoria University of Wellington's Centre for Applied Cross-cultural Research reported in 2010. A place where it was safe to practice their culture and religion.
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"We represent diversity and compassion, a home for those who share our values, a refuge for those who need it". And those values will not and can not be shaken by this attack. "We are a proud nation of more than 200 ethnicities and 160 languages". "Who made a decision to take a stand to ensure a future for my people".
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sought to reassure the country's Muslims after the Christchurch attack.
Mass shootings in New Zealand are rare.
Then Prime Minister Helen Clark, while defending the right of the press to publish what they want, called the cartoon decision "ill-judged" and "gratuitous". "It will take time to heal and tonight our thoughts and our prayers need to be with those affected".
Forty-nine people have been killed and four people are in custody after attackers opened fire during Friday prayers at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. "From what we know, it does appear to have been well planned". It's very grave, it's very serious. Sometimes called the garden city, it has been rebuilding since an natural disaster in 2011 killed 185 people and destroyed many downtown buildings.
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Labour plans to whip its MPs to vote for the amendment, which the two backbenchers will table on this week's Meaningful Vote. It has previously voted against the deal over concerns around the Northern Ireland backstop.
Police said they have mobilized every national police resource to respond to the incident.
A police officer was hailed as a hero after he pulled out the suspected shooter of the Christchurch Mosque from a auto in a roadside arrest.
A man who earlier claimed responsibility said he was a 28-year-old Australian and described anti-immigrant motives in a manifesto.
In 2010 and 2011 the city suffered a series of devastating earthquakes, with the most destructive at 6.3 magnitude, which killed almost 200 people and destroyed thousands of buildings.
He said that key points in his radicalisation were the defeat of the French far-right leader Marine Le Pen in 2017 elections, and the death of 11-year-old Ebba in the 2017 Stockholm truck attack.
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