Police are treating a death in Whakatāne in the early hours of October 24 as a homicide.
A man was taken to Whakatāne Hospital with stab wounds, where he later died.
Police said in a statement today an investigation into the circumstances of the man's death was making good progress, however no arrests had been made at this stage.
A scene examination had been completed.
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Police did not believe there was an ongoing risk to the general public.
Anyone with information is asked to get in touch with Police on 105, quoting file number 201024/1866.
Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.