NZ police release name over Porirua homicide

Police are now able to release the name of the man who died in Porirua on Thursday 9 May.

He was 23-year-old father of three Hone Hotiki Pawa, a local man.

Police extend their sympathies to his family and friends.

Detective Senior Sergeant Christiaan Barnard, Kapiti-Mana Investigations Manager, says enquiries into the circumstances of Hone’s death are ongoing.

“The scene examination was completed late last night and the road is re-opened.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.