The terrorist attack at Deans Ave mosque killed 41 people and the attack at the Linwood mosque left seven dead.
6:23pm: Latest update from St John: St John has transferred multiple patients to Christchurch Hospital and local medical facilities.
4:15pm: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirms there are multiple locations involved in the Christchurch shootings and calls it "one of New Zealand's darkest days".
3:25pm: Latest update from St John: St John was notified of a firearms incident in Central Christchurch at 1.53pm Friday afternoon.
At least one gunman opened fire at the Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave around 1:40pm.