Charges laid in fatal hunting shooting
Police have charged a 37-year-old in relation to the fatal shooting of a Katikati man.
"The 57-year-old was hunting alone when he encountered another hunting party and was shot in the chest."
Following an almost week-long investigation, police have charged a 37-year-old man with careless use of a firearm causing death after the shooting in the Kaimai-Mamamu Forest.
The accused is due to appear in Hamilton District Court today.