Police have released the name of a man who died after being assaulted on Arthur Crescent in Taupō last night.
He was George Christopher Cross, aged 37, from Taupō.
A 34-year-old man has been charged with Cross' murder.
Police said they were called to Arthur Cr just after 11pm yesterday.
A homicide investigation has been launched with police speaking to witnesses and examining the scene.
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"A 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder," police said.
"He will appear in the Rotorua District Court on Saturday April 3, 2021."