Details are emerging of the estranged couple at the centre of a brutal fatal stabbing in West Auckland on Monday.
And while suppression orders prevent the Herald from publishing the identity of the woman allegedly stabbed to death by her ex-husband, a picture of their life together and when it soured is building.
The woman died just after 8.30am on Monday.
It is alleged she was stabbed repeatedly by her ex-husband, who then fled the scene.
Eight minutes later, after he was stopped by a member of the public, he was taken into custody by police.
He was later charged