A woman has admitted three charges in relation to a young woman found dumped on a road Dome Valley in May.

Jaclyn Keats pleaded guilty at the High Court at Auckland this morning to kidnapping and two charges of assaulting a person with a weapon.

The charges arose after the 19-year-old victim was found unconscious by a member of the public on June 9 in Dome Valley and was flown to Auckland Hospital.

Five other people have also been charged - Nicola Jones, 28, Julie-Ann Torrance, 42, Cameron Te Hau Kareti Tautau Hakeke, 33, and Wayne Blackett, 39, while one person has name suppression.


Each person faces various charges including attempted murder, assault with a weapon, kidnapping, sexual violation and aggravated robbery.

Keats was remanded in custody until her next appearance in court.