Police are speaking to a 58-year-old man after a man died late last night in a reported stabbing on Riccarton Rd, Christchurch.
Police executed a number of search warrants at Christchurch addresses and found a vehicle believed to be "connected to the homicide".
Police Detective Inspector Mike Ford said police were currently speaking to a 58-year-old man in relation to the investigation.
"It is understood he was known to the victim."
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Police were first called to the property about 10.50pm following a report a man had been stabbed. When they arrived the man was found dead, Ford said.
A scene guard was in place overnight and cordons remained in place earlier today while a scene examination was carried out.
Anyone with information was asked to call police on 105, or give information anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.