Murder accused to appear in court

By Kristin Edge -
Walter Ngaau.
Walter Ngaau.

Black Power gang member Walter Reid Ngaau, of Morningside in Whangarei, will appear in court today on various charges including murder.

The 55-year-old is jointly charged with Nicky Dodd and his brother Adam Dodd of murdering John Henry Harris on October 18, last year.

Ngaau is also jointly charged with the Dodd brothers with intent to cause grievous bodily harm to a man, wounded him on October 18.

Also on the same date and charged jointly with the brothers Ngaau faces a charge of with intent to cause grievous bodily harm to a second male and wounded him.

Ngaau faces charges of cultivating cannabis, possession of cannabis oil and possession of cannabis plant on February 15, 2017.

Ngaau was arrested after a warrant was executed at a house in Tinopai about 5am yesterday.

John Henry Harris, a 37-year-old Tribesman gang member, known as John Boy, died after being dropped off at Whangarei St John Ambulance Station early on October 18 last year after suffering a gunshot wound.

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