Murder trial date
The woman charged with murdering Mura Dean Tagatauli at Porirua is likely to face trial next April.
Amanda Taitapanui was charged under the name Aaliyah Tagatauli, but a judge in the High Court at Wellington was told last Tuesday that she intended reverting to her original name.
Taitapanui, 28, pleaded not guilty to murdering Mura Dean Tagatauli at Porirua on March 11. Justice Simon France set a trial date of next April 11. he bail she was given previously was continued until trial.
Mura Tagatauli, 37, was found with knife wounds at his Cannons Creek home and died in hospital soon after.