Police can now name the man who died following an incident at an address in Opunake last week.
He was Xenan Daniel Ratahi, 25-years-old, of Opunake.
Police were called to a private address in Opunake on 4 November after reports of an altercation.
Mr Ratahi later died in hospital.
The homicide investigation into Mr Ratahi's death is ongoing.
Further updates will be provided when available.
Issued by Police Media Centre