The man fatally shot by Police in Wainuiomata last week can now be 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.
Mr Wipa was shot once by Police after holding a weapon to a woman’s neck and threatening to do her more harm.
His family, along with attending Police staff, are being supported.
Several investigations are underway, including a Police Critical Incident Investigation, and the matter has been referred to the IPCA.