Police have named the 41-year-old woman killed during an incident at Ongaroto near Atiamuri earlier this week.

She was Queenie Selina Thompson.

A 44-year-old man has been charged with murder and will appear in the Rotorua High Court next month.

Police said in a statement that their thoughts were with Queenie's family following her tragic death.

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"I can reassure the community that we are rigorously investigating the circumstances of her death," said Detective Senior Sergeant Matt Cranshaw of the Taupo Area CIB.

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