The body of a man found in a Rotorua stream earlier today (Tuesday, 26 May) has now been recovered and a post mortem examination will be carried out tomorrow to establish cause of death.
The walkway running alongside the stream, and backing on to Ruth Street, will remain cordoned off overnight.
If anyone has any information that might assist Police they are asked to contact Rotorua Police on 07 348 0099. Information can also be provided anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
No further information will be available tonight.
Media enquiries should be referred to Communications Manager Kim Perks on 027 234 8256.