21 Jan 2021

Woman charged with murder over death of Wellington man

11:39 am on 21 January 2021

A woman has been charged with murder in relation to the death of Rau Tongia in Karori, Wellington, last month.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Rau Tongia, 33, was killed at Percy Dyett Drive on 20 December.

Police said a 35-year-old woman is due to appear in Wellington District Court today, facing a murder charge.

A 20-year-old woman has been charged with being an accessory after the fact, accused of hiding a firearm at an associate's house.

The investigation is still active and police say they are still seeking information which may help their enquiries.