26 Sep 2020

NZ-born officer Matiu Ratana fatally shot in England

From Saturday Morning, 11:35 am on 26 September 2020

New Zealand-born Sergeant Matiu Ratana, known as Matt, was two months from retiring when he was fatally shot in the chest in Croydon, England. Ratana was shot while a suspect, still in handcuffs, was about to be searched at a custody centre. Labour Maori MP for Te Tai Hauāuru Adrian Rurawhe is Matiu's first cousin. He joined Julian Wilcox.