Tarrant was arrested in a vehicle, which police said was carrying improvised explosive devices, 36 minutes after they were first called.
The suspected gunman got a "category A" firearms license in 2017, and began stockpiling weapons legally at that point, Ardern told reporters on Saturday.
Ms Ardern, who arrived in Christchurch Saturday, said the shooter was not on any watchlist and did not have a criminal record.
The hospital also confirmed 39 people are still receiving treatment, with 11 of them in intensive care. For many, this may not have been the place they were born.
Law enforcement officials in other cities across the country, including NY and Los Angeles, have also said they are increasing security forces at mosques in response to the shooting.
Sahra Ahmed, a New Zealander of Somali origin, said she was touched by the PM's gesture.
The victims of Friday's shooting included immigrants from Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Indonesia and Malaysia.
If you want to give support to the families of victims more directly, donate to an organization doing just that: the New Zealand Council of Victim Support group.
Khokhur, 58, and husband Mehaboobbhai Khokhur, 65, had travelled from India to spend time with their son Imran, their first visit in the eight years since he moved to New Zealand.
Two of the guns were semi-automatic weapons and two were shotguns, she said, before telling media members that the attack would have an impact on gun laws in the country.
New Zealand is not at home with such bloodshed.
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Mr Taylor, 27, left Aberdeen to travel to New Zealand as part of a trip to see more of the world.
Military-style semi-automatic rifles, banned in neighboring Australia, are permitted in New Zealand but must be registered.
Authorities in both Australia and New Zealand have been asked to review why the suspect was not listed on any counter-terrorism watchlist, despite reportedly planning the attack for several years. Versions of the video reportedly persisted on the sites for hours after the shootings.
"We're hoping that wouldn't prevent our community from coming to the mosques and feeling safe practising their religion. We stand in solidarity with the people of New Zealand and their government against this vicious act of hate".
In New Zealand, police officers don't routinely carry firearms.
The Pacific Islands Association of non-governmental Organisations (PIANGO) also expressed its "heartfelt grief and sorrow" over the attacks.
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Thirdly, Ms Rudd abstained from voting on the government's amended motion ruling out a no-deal Brexit , which was also passed. Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington said the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit had "diminished" with Thursday's votes.
U.S. President Donald Trump, who condemned the attack as a "horrible massacre", was praised by the accused gunman in a manifesto posted online as "a symbol of renewed white identity and common purpose".
The man said he knew some of those who were killed.
Political across Asia and the Middle East voiced concern over the targeting of Muslims.
Many, such as the alt-right, are hidden in plain sight, with their proponents given a platform on social media websites - including Facebook, on which one of the terrorists in New Zealand live-streamed his rampage - as well as mainstream Western news outlets.
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La journée du samedi 9 mars a été marquée par l'acte XVII de la mobilisation des Gilets jaunes à travers l'Hexagone. Alors que les enceintes diffusaient le tube de Dirty Dancing , Christophe Castaner a embrassé une certaine Clara.