Sentencing hearings begin today for Christchuch mosque shooter

The terrorist responsible for New Zealand’s deadliest shooting will today finally begin his sentence hearings.

Australian Brenton Tarrant admitted to killing 51 people, when he opened fire on two Christchurch mosques in March last year.

Dozens of victims are expected to attend the hearing, with 66 expected to speak about their loss over four days.


Justice Cameron Mander will then deliver his sentence, which will likely be the harshest ever imposed in the nation’s history.

It’s expected to be life imprisonment, possibly with no parole.

The hearings begin today.