Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said two-minutes' silence would be observed on Friday and the call to prayer would be broadcast live to honor the victims of the attack, a week after it happened.
Parts that are used to convert guns into military-style semi-automatics (MSSAs) have also being banned, along with high-capacity magazines and parts that cause a firearm to generate semi-automatic, automatic or close-to-automatic gunfire.
In a press release, the New Zealand government said the ban means an estimated 13,500 weapons legally owned yesterday will be illegal tomorrow.
Ardern announced the ban Thursday and said it would be followed by legislation to be introduced next month.
The start of funerals should help ease pressure from Muslim families who have complained that investigations have delayed the handover of victim bodies, preventing the speedy burials prescribed under Islam.
New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said that authorities believed the suspect had planned an attack on another location.
Mohamed Safi, 23, lost his father in the attack at the Al Noor mosque.
A Syrian refugee and his son were buried in New Zealand on Wednesday in the first funerals of those killed in the twin mosque massacre as Kiwis braced for days of emotional farewells following the mass slayings.
Erdogan had already been sharply rebuked by New Zealand for his comments and for using gruesome video shot by the Christchurch mosque gunman as an election campaign prop.
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"We absolutely believe we know where he was going and we think he was on the way", he added, without identifying the target.
"Fair and reasonable compensation" will be paid, she told reporters.
A company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said they have fired and deported one of their employees for posting a comment on Facebook celebrating the terror attacks in New Zealand. His mother said that after their phone connection was cut during the shootings, she tried repeatedly to reach him again.
She said 30 of the victim's bodies have been identified and approved for release.
Some 120 forensic workers are involved in the identification process, which began soon after the attacks on two mosques on Friday. The prime minister has also spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May about the importance of a global effort to clamp down on the distribution of such material.
Four people were arrested, but only a 28-year-old Australian man was charged with murder. "And today they will", said Ardern.
"We are doing all we can to undertake this work as quickly as possible and return the victims to their loved ones", police said in a statement.
Linwood mosque Imam Alabi Lateef Zirullah said his congregation will join the Friday prayer at Al Noor.