UPDATE: Homicide investigation Akina, Hastings
A 42-year-old man has been arrested in relation to a death
in Akina, Hastings overnight.
Police were called to a
Lumsden Road address at about 2.35am after receiving a
report of a critically injured man.
administered CPR but the 30-year-old died at the
The 42-year-old has been charged with wounding with
intent to cause grievous bodily harm and is due to appear in
Hastings District Court tomorrow (Saturday 9
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