20 Jan 2016

New Year's death investigators want car sighting information

2:07 pm on 20 January 2016

The police investigating the killing of a man in the Far North on New Year's Eve are looking for information about a car.

Lee Rata was assaulted at a wedding on Bonnetts Road in Kaitaia, and died in hospital the next day.

A man has been charged with his murder.

The police want to hear about any sightings of a silver 1994 Nissan Primera, registration number YD7680, in the Kaitaia or Moerewa area around the time of the incident.