Police in Christchurch say further charges could be brought against three men accused of assault following the death of a man.
Detective Senior Sergeant Virginia Le Bas says Timothy Constable, 24, was stabbed during a fight outside the Bishopdale house.
Steven Bright, 25, Levi Coombs, 17, and Adam Gempton, 20, appeared in the Christchurch District Court on Saturday.
One was remanded in custody and the other two were released on bail. All three will reappear in court on Tuesday.