A 62-year-old Mohaka man has been charged with murder after the fatal shooting of a 43-year-old man at a rural property in Mohaka, near Wairoa, yesterday.
He is due to appear before Gisborne District Court today.
Police are carrying out a scene examination at the site of the shooting, which happened just before 11am yesterday.
A post-mortem examination is to be done tomorrow.
As the matter is now before the courts, police said they won't be making any further comment.