Man to go on trial for murder

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The partner of slain Rawene woman Barbara Ann Moka will go on trial in November.

Matiu Wirihana Korewha, aka Mathew Wilson Korewha, 43, will re-appear in the High Court at Whangarei for a callover on August 14.

His trial is scheduled to start on November 24. Ms Moka's body was found in bush about 800m up a metal farm road from Omanaia's Te Piiti Marae, where she was last seen in the early hours of June 9.

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