21 Jun 2021

Two charged with murder after death near Blenheim nightclub

2:21 pm on 21 June 2021

Two people have now been jointly charged with murder after a man died in Blenheim early yesterday morning.


The two men, aged 33 and 37, were due to appear in the Blenheim District Court this afternoon.

Another eight people were arrested on charges of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, assault and disorderly behaviour.

Police said the altercation appeared to have been between seasonal workers and members of the Rebels gang from outside Marlborough.

One person died and two were hurt near a night club on Market Street.