Police have released the name of the father who died following a fight in the Taranaki town of Inglewood.
He was 57-year-old Tama Eminukutepua.
Police responded to reports of an altercation between a father and son on Pukatea Street on Saturday evening.
The father collapsed shortly after and was treated by St John ambulance officers but died at the scene.
Police are making inquiries on behalf of the coroner and aren't looking for anyone else.
A post-mortem examination is due to take place Monday.