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People visit a memorial site for victims of Friday's shooting, in front of Christchurch Botanic Gardens in Christchurch, New Zealand March 19, 2019.

She said Royal Commissions were usually reserved for the matters of gravest public important and it was clearly the appropriate form of inquiry for this instance. She will also formally open the New Zealand embassy.

"It was originally meant to be a longer visit, including a business delegation, but under the circumstances that did not seem appropriate to be away for longer", she told reporters.

The prime minister, however, ruled out the reintroduction of the death penalty for the accused gunman, a 28-year-old Australian white supremacist who was arrested within minutes of the massacre and charged later with one count of murder.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday that a long-awaited trip to China will take place next week, but had been shortened in the wake of the Christchurch mosque killings.

The Los Angeles-based 36-year-old is the latest Hollywood celebrity to praise Ardern's leadership, after fellow film star Reese Witherspoon took to Twitter on Monday, telling her nearly 2.5 million followers: "This is a leader that truly deserves our attention".

"New Zealand is not a surveillance state".

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The royal commission will look at his travel to and from New Zealand, internationally, his activities in New Zealand, his use of social media and his connection to others.

I have been making one Dua from Allah and I said I wish other leaders can look at your leadership skills.

"Certainly, when I've visited families, when I've seen husbands, wives in hospital, and the grief that's surrounding that and the fear, yeah, I feel it deeply".

"How stark a contrast their call to action was in New Zealand after the tragic shooting in Christchurch.", said Howley".

His father, Syed Ayaz Ahmed, family members and government officials received his body at the airport.

"We want it to be independent, we want it to be at the highest level, but we do also want it to be timely".

Ansi Alibava, 25, was the first of at least five Indians shot dead on March 15 to be repatriated.