Please attribute to Detective Inspector Graham Pitkethley:
A homicide investigation, has been launched after the death of a man at a rural property in Manaia, Coromandel.
Waikato Police arrived at the property on Manaia Road at 12:31 this afternoon
A 43-year-old man was located deceased.
Another male was taken to hospital in a critical condition.
Police are not currently seeking anyone else in relation to this incident.
A scene examination is being carried out by Police and is expected to last several days.
Enquiries are underway to establish exactly what occurred.
More information will be provided when available.
Issued by Police Media Centre