15 Feb 2018

Waikato woman charged with New Year's Day murder

5:54 pm on 15 February 2018

A woman has been charged with the murder of a 26-year-old man on New Year's Day in the Waikato.

Close up of a police officer at an incident on a residential street. 6 July 2016.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Peter Savage was found lying outside a house in a critical condition at a rural property on Waring Road, south of Huntly.

Emergency services unsuccessfully tried to revive him and he died at the scene.

A 26-year-old woman has now been arrested and charged with the murder of Mr Savage.

She appeared in the Hamilton District Court today and has been remanded in custody until late February.