New Zealand Police urged anyone in Christchurch to stay indoors and report any suspicious behaviour.
Muslims account for just over 1 percent of New Zealand's population, a 2013 census showed.
"Close your doors until you hear from us again", he said.
Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of people attending Friday prayers, as New Zealand police warned people to stay indoors as they tried to determine if more than one gunman was involved.
New Zealand Police say the incident is "ongoing".
Ardern added that refugees and migrants "have chosen to make New Zealand their home and it is their home". The police reported they have a suspect in custody.
He said the gunman ran out of the mosque, dropped what appeared to be a semi-automatic weapon in his driveway, and fled.
"I was in the mosque".
About 300 people were inside the mosque "and he started shooting all the people". The gunmen came from the backside.
'He was in the gym for long periods of time, lifting heaving weights. We had to jump the wall to escape.
"I saw dead people everywhere".
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The Herald is reporting a second gunman has been seen near Linwood's Masjid Mosque.
Police are on the hunt for the shooter, with multiple persons reported dead.
According to CNN, the gunfire beginning around 1:40 p.m. local time when there was a "gunfire sound coming from the back side". I spoke to one of them shortly after (the incident), the team's strength and conditioning coach Mario Villavarayen said.
"We understand that there will be many anxious people but I can assure New Zealanders that Police is doing all it can to resolve this incident", Bush said.
Bush would not confirm whether or not police were searching for additional offenders in connection to the shootings. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area. "We will give more in the near future".
- 7 News Brisbane (@7NewsBrisbane) March 15, 2019Police are now responding to reports of shots fired in central Christchurch at around 1:40pm.Armed police have been deployed.Police urge anyone in central Christchurch to stay indoors and report any suspicious behaviour immediately to 111.
Central city buildings, including the Civic Offices and Central Library, were also locked down.
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That will mean a significant profit for Porto on a player they signed a year ago from Sao Paulo in his homeland. Militao, 21, will move to the Bernabeu in June on a six-year deal, Madrid announced in a statement.
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