The bodies of three people killed in a Manukau City house on Monday, have been released to their family.
Angela Han, 30, and her two children, Nicholas, 4, and Christina, 2, all died of injuries to their heads and necks.
The children's grandparents now can plan a funeral for their loved ones, slain in the triple homicide.
The elderly couple are also expecting relatives from Korea to arrive in Auckland later this week.
Police were called to the residential address in Manukau City's Totara Heights suburb on Monday morning after ambulance officers discovered the bodies at around 7:15am.
On arrival ambulance officers had found the three bodies in their bedroom . They also found Angela Han's husband Robert suffering from serious injuries. He was taken to Middlemore Hospital. He later underwent surgery.
Police had hoped to question him about the homicide after
he recovered from surgery but Mr Han's lawyer had refused