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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police responded to a serious assault on Arthur Crescent in Taupō shortly after 11pm last night.

One person at the address has subsequently died.

Police have now launched a homicide investigation into the incident.

We are speaking to witnesses and conducting a scene examination.

A 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder. He will appear in the Rotorua District Court on Saturday 3 April 2021.

Further information will be released when it becomes available.