Before Friday's attack, New Zealand's deadliest shooting in modern history took place in 1990 in the small town of Aramoana, where a gunman killed 13 people following a dispute with a neighbor.
Tarrant, the suspect, had posted a jumbled 74-page anti-immigrant manifesto online before the attacks and apparently used a helmet-mounted camera to broadcast live video of the slaughter.
Tarrant was also purportedly inspired to commit the mosque shootings by Norwegian far-right terrorist Anders Breivik, who killed 77 people in Oslo in 2011.
It was "reasonable to assume" Tarrant would face further murder charges, Judge Kellar said.
New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush announced the latest death in a news conference Sunday. No images have emerged from there.
They said they were saddened by the "senseless" attacks.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed that the first of the bodies would be released on Sunday afternoon.
Condemning the terror strike, Ardern had described it as a "terror attack" and said it "appears to have been well planned".
The visiting Bangladesh cricket team was arriving for prayers at one of the mosques when the shooting started but all members were safe, a team coach told Reuters.
Two other people were in custody and police said they were seeking to understand whether they were involved in any way.
The Fijian rugby team also expressed their solidarity with the people of New Zealand after the attacks. Thirty- six people were still being treated on Saturday, 11 of whom remained in intensive care. One victim died in hospital.
Greg Robertson, chief of surgery at Christchurch Hospital, said medical staff were having trouble dealing with the enormity of the situation.
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Dozens of people laid flowers at cordons near both mosques in Christchurch, which is still rebuilding after an quake in 2011 killed nearly 200 people.
Meanwhile, people across New Zealand are reaching out to Muslims in their communities and around the country the day after mass shootings. - AP Mourners pay their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Saturday, March 16, 2019.
Victims came from across the Muslim world, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Muslims account for just over 1 percent of New Zealand's population.
The family had fled Somalia in the mid-1990s as refugees and resettled in New Zealand. "Police will continue to maintain a presence at all Mosques across New Zealand", New Zealand Police tweeted on Sunday.
However, because none of the bodies have been returned to the victims' families because of the investigation, many having been unable to bury their dead within the 24 hours customary in Islam.
She went on to add that the suspect, Brenton Tarrant, obtained a gun license in November 2017 and purchased the weapons used in his attacks legally in December of 2017.
The video showed the killer was carrying a shotgun and two fully automatic military assault rifles, with an extra magazine taped to one of the weapons so that he could reload quickly.
When asked what he thought of the prime minister suggesting there should be a change in New Zealand's gun laws, the police commissioner said he was "happy to hear" that.
Suspect Brenton Tarrant , a 28-year-old Australian, has appeared in court charged with one murder over the shootings. Mr Aziz said he did not feel fear or much of anything when facing the gunman - it was like he was on autopilot.
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Bush said forensic officers and pathologists had been working around the clock to gather the evidence from the bodies needed. Christchurch is a city of about 400,000 residents, still recovering from a massive quake in 2011 that killed 187 people.
The Philippines was grouped with a formidable list of basketball teams in the coming 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup . There is an added incentive for teams at this World Cup, with seven spots at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics up for grabs.
Bencic hopes to make her second final appearance of the year and her ninth final appearance of her career. Bianca Andreescu's dream run will take the Canadian teen to the final of the BNP Paribas Open.
Milan chief prosecutor Francesco Greco told Reuters news agency there were "several anomalies" in Ms Fadil's medical records. Later, she said he himself handed her €2,000 ($2,300 at current rates) in cash, telling her: "Don't be offended".
But she also said that she stands by her cousin, Taj Jackson , who stood up for the deceased singer's reputation. Since the news came out, Paris has posted on social media affirming that she is not actually in the hospital.
The rocket barrage triggered air raid sirens throughout the city, Israel's densely populated commercial and cultural capital. Netanyahu warned Hamas on Sunday that Israel would not hesitate to launch a "large-scale operation" in Gaza if provoked.
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