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Watch: Sky Tower lights up police blue to mark funeral of Constable Matthew Hunt

Auckland's Sky Tower was lit blue tonight in remembrance of slain police officer, Constable Matthew Hunt.

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Constable Hunt's funeral took place at Eden Park this afternoon. Source: 1 NEWS

In his honour, the Sky Tower glow police blue to remember the 33rd New Zealand Police officer killed in the line of duty.

Hundreds of police performed a haka for their fallen colleague at his funeral at Eden Park today.

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The emotional moment came at the end of the Auckland service. Source: 1 NEWS

The emotional moment came at the end of an Auckland service where friends and family paid tribute to the 28-year-old, who was fatally shot while carrying out a traffic stop on June 19 in Massey, West Auckland.

He was remembered as an "ordinary person doing extraordinary things" by Police Commissioner Andrew Coster.

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Mourners at the Eden Park service included family and friends, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and more than a 1000 fellow officers. Source: 1 NEWS

Auckland’s Sky Tower often lights up to show solidarity or respect to different causes.