Hundreds gather at the Christchurch Arena to honour 51 people who were killed while worshipping in mosques in 2019 in an attack by an Australian white supremacist Brenton Tarrant.
Brenton Tarrant wanted "to have shot more people than he did", the court was told at the start of the sentencing, held amid tight security and in front of bereaved families and wounded survivors.
Six people appeared in a New Zealand court on Monday, charged for illegally redistributing the livestream video of the terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch on March 15.
Australian police said that the counter-terrorism teams raided two homes linked to the mass shooting that killed at least 50 people at two New Zealand mosques last week.
"The real cause of bloodshed on New Zealand streets today is the immigration program which allowed Muslim fanatics to migrate to New Zealand in the first place," said Australian Senator Fraser Anning.
As a country that prides itself on its liberal, moral outlook, we must now confront the fact that our values are under threat from a hatred that has been brewing under the surface for longer than we would like to admit.
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