The NZ suspected shooter, who has been accused of murdering 50 people in two NZ mosque has been ordered to undergo psychiatric tests.
Justice Cameron Mander ordered the suspected gunman, to undergo the psychiatric test to determine if he is fit to stand trail as he appeared by video link from a prison in Auckland.
The 28-year-old, a self-confessed white supremacist, sat still with an impassive face during the preliminary hearing, in contrast to his first court appearance when he smirked at the media and appeared to flash a white nationalist hand signal.
Tarrant had sacked his court-appointed lawyer last month, and said he would be representing himself in court. But at the recent court hearing on Frida he was represented by two lawyers.
On Thursday, the government held a single day of public hearing as it rushed to implement new gun-control laws, due to be passed on April 11.