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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Please attribute to Detective Inspector Craig Sheridan, District Manager Criminal Investigations:

The scene examination at a property on Dahlia Street will continue through the weekend, as Police conduct a homicide investigation.

Police were called to the property at around 10.25pm on Thursday 11 May after a man was seriously injured and subsequently died in hospital.

Today Police have been interviewing people who were known to be at the address last night and are working to identify others who were at the address.

Enquiries have established that the incident involved parties known to each other, and there is no information to suggest that there is an ongoing risk to the wider public.

Police continue to be interested in hearing from anyone who has information that could assist and in particular, any sightings of a vehicle leaving Dahlia Street at speed at around 10.15pm.

Anyone with information about the incident or those involved is urged to call Police and share what you know.

Please contact us via our 105 phone service, referencing file number 230512/9437. Reports can also be made online at and using Update Report.

Information can also be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

Further information will be released proactively when it is available.


Issued by Police Media Centre