The elderly man who died after an assault in Wellington has been named.
He was 66-year-old Kiong Thai Tan, also known as Bill.
He was assaulted in a residential address in Mahora St, near the Pak'nSave in Kilbirnie, about 9.50am on Wednesday.
Mr Tan died in Wellington Hospital on Thursday morning.
Police said he was a resident at the address.
Detective Senior Sergeant Warwick McKee said: " We are continuing to provide his family and friends with support through this difficult period ".
A 49-year-old Wellington man was arrested and charged with his murder.