Police took the group of young men on the holiday of a lifetime.
"I want to take the opportunity to thank you, to thank all the New Zealanders for their love and support."
"We want to ackowledge the victims of this tragedy."
The man downplayed the Christchurch shooting as "mosque problems".
The Christchurch businessman was imprisoned for sharing the mosque attack livestream.
Their expressions of interest to stay in NZ were originally declined.