The man accused of the Christchurch mosque shootings has pleaded not guilty.
28-year-old Australian national has been charged with murdering 51-Muslim worshippers at two city mosques on March 15.
The alleged gunman has just appeared in the High Court at Christchurch, via video-link from a secure unit at Auckland Prison.
The courtroom was quiet, packed with about 80 victims and family members of victims - some injuries still visible.
The Crown laid a fifty-first murder charge, another two attempted murder charges and a charge under the Terrorism Suppression Act 2002.
This means the alleged shooter now faces a total of 92 charges, all of which he’s denied.
Justice Mander has proposed a trial date for May next year.