Man dies in Kāpiti Coast, homicide investigation launched

1News Reporters 1News Reporters | 06-11 16:20

A homicide investigation is underway following an incident at a Waikanae Beach residential address in the Kāpiti Coast region.

Police responded to reports of a man having sustained serious injuries following an altercation at 4.20pm.

The man received medical attention at the scene, but sadly died.

"Cordons have been put in place and a scene examination will be conducted over the following days," said police.

"Another man who was at the house, known to the victim, is speaking with police and assisting with inquiries.

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"Police do not believe there is an ongoing risk to the public."

Inquiries into the circumstances of what occurred are ongoing."

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