A homicide investigation has been launched in Taranaki after
a man was stabbed to death at his Opunake property this
Police said they were alerted by a family member at 5.50am.
Taranaki area commander Inspector Blair Telford said it
appeared an argument between two men took place before one
"The Armed Offenders Squad was deployed this morning and a
33-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the death
and is currently in police custody," Mr Telford said.
"We are making inquiries and have a number of people
including family members to speak to."
Two addresses in central Opunake were cordoned off and
preparations for scene examinations were being made.