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Source: New Zealand Police (National News)

The homicide investigation underway following an altercation in Pt England on Saturday is continuing.

Today, Police are now in a position to formally release the name of the man who died after presenting at Auckland City Hospital.

He was Charles Anthony Pongi, aged 32.

“Police are continuing to examine a large amount of CCTV footage obtained so far as part of the investigation,” Detective Inspector Glenn Baldwin says.

“I’m continuing to ask people in the area to continuing coming forward to Police, as this is providing assistance with our investigation.”

People with information to assist with the investigation are asked to contact Police on 105 quoting the file number 230805/0100 or by going online to

Information can also be provided anonymously on 0800 555 111 via Crime Stoppers.


Jarred Williamson/NZ Police