The 52-year-old man found dead at a northwest Auckland property has been named as Danny Bruce Taylor.
Waitematā police launched a homicide investigation after Taylor was found dead at a rural property around 2am on Wednesday, April 3.
Police were called to the address after reports of a firearm being let off, Detective Inspector Colin Parmenter said at the time.
Amy Christine Smith, 37, was found at the same address and was charged with his murder.
Smith appeared in the High Court at Auckland on April 17 and pleaded not guilty to murder.
She was remanded in custody until June 19.