A man has been charged with murder following an attack in Manurewa.
Auckland police say Sanele Sanato, 36, from Glen Innes, was assaulted on Wednesday evening and died from his injuries in hospital on Thursday.
A 34-year-old man from Manurewa has been arrested, and was due to appear in the Manukau District Court on Friday charged with murder.
Police say no-one else is being sought.
A team of 20 police officers is working on the case.