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Two police constables have been stood down as a precaution, after being spat on by a woman who later claimed to have Covid-19 symptoms.
There were 1122 breaches of New Zealand's Covid-19 lockdown rules in Counties Manukau alone during alert level 4, new data has revealed.
Mongol bike gang members will no longer be allowed to set foot in schools, courts and other government buildings while wearing their patches.
The trial of police armed response teams in Canterbury ends on Sunday.
The preliminary data shows driving offences and crashes reduced by 57 per cent, theft and burglary by 42 per cent, and assaults by 26 per cent.
TPAV secretary Wayne Gatt said it was a brutally sad reminder of the danger police face in the course of their service, every minute of every shift.