29 Oct 2012

Man in intensive care after Saturday night incident

11:45 am on 29 October 2012

A Wairarapa man is in intensive care with head injuries sustained in an altercation with another man in Martinborough on Saturday night.

Peter Fisher, a volunteer fireman, had been called to help a group of young women at a house party in Broadway Street, who had been unsettled by a man from a neighbouring property.

Mr Fisher was knocked to the ground and repeatedly attacked during an altercation.

Police arrested a man, 25, who is to appear in Masterton District Court on assault charges.