Police investigating a homicide of a man in Christchurch are asking for anyone who saw his car to come forward.
The 50-year-old victim was fatally injured at an address in the suburb of Sydenham on Saturday afternoon.
The car is a grey Holden Calais with the registration LDE987.
Police said the car is believed to have left the Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust on Brougham Street at 11.15am on Saturday.
It was abandoned 20 minutes later on Monsaraz Boulevard near Halswell Road.
Police have continued with a scene examination at the housing complex today and expect to be there for at least two more days.
A post mortem for the victim is scheduled for Monday.
Anyone with information about the incident, or anyone who saw the vehicle in the area are urged to call 105 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 and quote the file number: P046279215.
Police are also asking for help in a separate investigation into the death of a man in Merivale, Tauranga.
A murder investigation is also underway in Wellington after a woman's body was found at the Central Park Apartments in Mount Cook on Saturday evening.
A 42-year-old man was arrested overnight and charged with murder, and is due to appear at Wellington District Court tomorrow.