Man charged with murder
Police have arrested a 39-year-old Porirua man and charged him with the murder of Don Henry Turei Junior. Turei was killed in a crash on State Highway 35, opposite the Raukokere Marae, near Te Kaha, Bay of Plenty, on November 26 last year. The man was remanded to the High Court in Tauranga by Wellington District Court judge Chris Tuohy. It is understood Turei, who had links with the Tribesmen gang, was chased by Mongrel Mob members and died after he was hit by a vehicle while riding a motorbike on State Highway 35 opposite the Raukokore Marae.