Key points: Police confirm there are 49 people dead in the attack, 41 people were killed in the Deans Ave mosque, with seven killed at the Linwood mosque.
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.