Update: Homicide Investigation, Waihau Bay, Opotiki
A 56-year-old man appeared in the Whakatane District
Court today charged with murder following the death of man
in Opotiki yesterday.
The man was remanded in custody
to reappear on Wednesday 24 June.
examination of a Waihau Bay rural property is continuing
Police are not looking for anyone else in
relation to this
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