Tom Coombes' family said he was living a "happy and beautiful life" when his life was "taken from him".
"It's one thing to take from a public space but it's another thing to take from a public space built by kids, and designed by kids."
He was taken into custody without issue.
Police are appealing for information on his whereabouts.
Police were called to a property in Favona at around 12:15 am on Saturday morning.
"There are many scared whanau in the community. Let's try and work together."
The infant with critical injuries was taken to the Watford Medical Centre in Otara.
"It is beyond frustrating that these incidents keep happening."
Police are in the early process of establishing who may be affected by the breach.
Here's the latest.
The man is appearing in the Invercargill District Court on Friday.
They were followed between two addresses by the Eagle helicopter.
Fyfa Dawson was killed in October 2019 after she was hit by a concrete truck.
A hikoi will be led through the town centre this morning calling for peace amid rising gang violence.
"It's a matter of getting these people together to agree that this is out of control."
In Auckland, there have been nine gang-related shootings over the past two nights.
This livestream is expected to start at 2:30pm.
Police confirmed the Killer Beez and Tribesmen gangs were behind the spate of Auckland shootings on Tuesday night.
The prison is currently embroiled in a corruption probe.
The man appeared in the Levin District Court on Tuesday.
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