A man has been charged with the manslaughter of a 52-year-old man in the Lower Hutt suburb of Taita last month.
Michael Mulholland was found in the driveway of a Farmer Crescent property on 20 September.
A 30-year-old man appeared in the Lower Hutt District Court on Monday afternoon charged with his manslaughter.
He was remanded in custody and will reappear in court on Tuesday.
Detective Inspector Darrin Thomson says police are also speaking to a second man in connection with their investigation.