A man has been charged with murder after a body was found in Omanawa near Tauranga in January.
Bay of Plenty Area investigations manager detective senior sergeant Craig Rawlinson said the victim has been identified as 30-year-old Jamin Roemaata Harrison.
Harrison was found dead when police were called to an address on McLauren Falls Rd at around 10pm on January 25 following a report of a person being injured.
A 51-year-old man is due to appear in Tauranga District Court on February 24.
Rawlinson said police were thankful for those who helped with the investigation.
"I would like to thank the members of the public who came forward to assist police with the investigation."