The man shot dead by police last Thursday after being seen holding a weapon to a woman’s neck in Wainuiomata has been named.
He was 36-year-old Tane Wipa.
Police were called to Coast Road around 11:45am on Thursday to a suspected family harm incident.
Wipa was shot once by police after holding a weapon to a woman’s neck and threatening to do her more harm. He died at the scene.
Several investigations are underway, including a Police Critical Incident Investigation, and the matter has been referred to the IPCA.