The Project

The Project
A case reaches prosecution stage when charges are laid. There may be a number of hearings during this stage and name suppression may stay in place. The SFO will announce if guilty pleas are entered. If not, the case will go to trial.

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Two former employees of a charity that offered domestic violence prevention services for Pacific Islanders have been charged.

  • Both defendants entered not guilty pleas at the Manukau District Court on 6 March. They elected trial by jury and have been remanded on existing bail conditions. A trial date has yet to be set.   

  • The defendants, Tapualii Uitime and Betty Sio, entered no plea when they appeared at the Manukau District Court on 9 October.

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