Brenton Tarrant, formerly of Grafton, was led into the court barefoot in a prison robe and handcuffs, and was not required to speak during his brief three-minute appearance.
The victim can not be named by order of the court.
Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC) Colin Tukuitonga also showed his support for New Zealand and those who lost loved ones.
"I have been deeply saddened by the appalling events in Christchurch today", she said.
Within hours of the massacre that killed 50 people, New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, promised to change the country's gun laws, though she didn't immediately specify how.
One of the images most widely shared on social media in solidarity with New Zealand is a cartoon of a kiwi, the country's national bird, crying. "It makes me feel like he wanted other people to live".
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Yama Nabi said his father Haji Daoud, who came to New Zealand from Afghanistan in 1977, was killed at the Al Noor mosque. The attacks killed 49 people and injured 42 others, of those injured, several remain in critical condition.
Dozens of people laid flowers at cordons near both mosques in Christchurch, which is still rebuilding after an quake in 2011 killed nearly 200 people.
"The terrorist attack appeared to have been carried out by a white nationalist who posted a racist manifesto online and streamed live video of the killings on Facebook", reports The New York Times. It was still unclear whether any other shooters were involved in the attacks.
He has been remanded in custody until April 5 and police have said more charges are likely to follow. Armed police were deployed at several locations in all cities, unusual in a country that has had low levels of gun violence. She said the main perpetrator used five weapons during his rampage, including two semi-automatic weapons and two shotguns, which he was legally licensed to own.
"I can tell you one thing right now, our gun laws will change", Ardern told reporters on Saturday, saying a ban on semi-automatic weapons would be considered.
New Zealand law enforcement is working with Australian intelligence and police in the "wide-reaching" investigation, the commissioner said.
There was a heavy police presence at the hospital where families of the wounded had gathered.
Forty-one people were killed at the Al Noor mosque. Funerals were planned on Saturday for some of the victims, several of whom were born overseas. "Those decisions have yet to be taken but the prime minister has signaled that we are going to look at that issue".
This handout picture released by the office of New Zealand Prime Minister shows New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meeting with the representatives of the refugee centre during a visit to the Canterbury Refugee Centre in Christchurch on March 16, 2019. The suspect appeared to be a white supremacist motivated by USA -based extremism, having posted a manifesto online declaring his hatred for Muslims and idolizing US extremist movements.