The renowned professor beat the Topp Twins and Rugby World Cup winner Ruby Tui for the prestigious award.
The Priscilla Queen of the Desert actor waded into the debate around non-trans actors playing trans characters in a now-deleted tweet.
Eliana Rubashkyn said police arrived at her Auckland flat this morning and spoke to her flatmate.
National and ACT MPs called on her to apologise for her comments blaming "white cis men" for violence.
The party's police spokesman Mark Mitchell says the experience would have been "traumatic".
Davidson has apologised to the prime minister but not publicly.
The PM says his office contacted Davidson's about the issue.
If passed, the bill would see child support collected by Inland Revenue passed on directly to eligible sole parents from July.
The TVNZ presenter has talked about an alcohol relapse after the stillbirth of her child.
Marama Davidson made the comments on Saturday.
The use of karakia in public meetings has been making headlines recently.
Thousands of Aucklanders took to Albert Park on Saturday, protesting against the controversial speaker.
Today's demonstrations come a day after controversial anti-trans campaigner Posie Parker had to be escorted away before she could speak at her Auckland event.
Sepuloni and National's Erica Stanford said they didn't want to attract attention to Parker.
She left her rally at Albert Park in Auckland yesterday without speaking after being overwhelmed by thousands of heckling counter-protesters.
"I just dropped a litre of juice on her," she said.
"Tomorrow's Let Women Speak gathering in Wellington has been cancelled," a media statement released this afternoon said.
Protesters began to gather at around 11am, with around 2000 eventually showing up to make their voices heard.
An official counter-protest began at 11am this morning.
States have scrambled for alternatives to lethal injections after pharmaceutical companies barred the use of their drugs.