Man who died after being left at Auckland medical centre named

2:37 pm on 1 December 2021

A man who died after being left a Takanini medical centre last month has been named.

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(File image) Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police said he was Rangiwhero Toia Ngaronoa, 22, from Gisborne.

Ngaronoa was dropped at the centre with critical injuries on 21 November and immediately taken to Middlemore Hospital, where he died a short time later.

Police said they were making good progress with their homicide investigation, having spoken to the people who took Ngaronoa to the medical centre and his wider whānau.

Their inquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information can call police on 105 quoting file number: 211121/2384, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.