Kawerau shooting: Trio in court

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Armed police outside a Kawerau property during the events of September 13. Photo / Rotorua Daily Post
Armed police outside a Kawerau property during the events of September 13. Photo / Rotorua Daily Post

The three men accused of the attempted murder of two Kawerau men have pleaded not guilty.

Name suppression was today lifted for Derek Maynard Savage, 52, Deuce Derrick Junior Rua Savage, 21, and Terere Kiwaho McDonald, 29, when they appeared in the in the High Court at Tauranga today.

The three men are charged in relation to a double shooting at a property on River Rd in Kawerau on September 13.

The man appeared before Justice Graham Lang via video link.

Justice Lang remanded the trio in custody for a case review on November 20 where the men's attendance is excused.

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