Police have dropped a charge against a man in relation to a death at a South Auckland night club.
Rapper Ta James Ramea had been charged with assaulting Aaron Challenger, 30, who died at Woody's Bar in Manurewa in December.
Mr Ramea, 28, also goes by the name Frantik.
Detective Inspector, Dave Lynch says police will not be proceeding with any charges in relation to the incident.
He says the matter is still subject to a coroner's findings and he cannot provide specific details about the case.