Bail granted

The Northland Age - - Local News -

A man fac­ing charges in re­la­tion to the death of 58-year-old Kaikohe man Christo­pher Vu­j­cich has been granted elec­tronic bail. Pa­trick Den­nis Tarawa (21), of Kaikohe, was ini­tially charged with wound­ing with in­tent to cause griev­ous bod­ily harm, but the charge was sub­se­quently up­graded to man­slaugh­ter af­ter a post mortem ex­am­i­na­tion. Tarawa al­legedly as­saulted Mr Vu­j­cich in his drive­way on Jan­uary 19. He died in Bay of Is­lands Hos­pi­tal the fol­low­ing day. Tarawa is due back in court on April 26.

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