Kim Dotcom's extradition hearing has been put off until next year.

It was due to start at the North Shore District Court on the August 6 and was set down for three weeks.

Dotcom's New Zealand-based lawyer said it wasn't possible for the extradition hearing to take place because of all the legal activity happening at the moment surrounding the case,

The ruling that the raid on his Coatsville mansion was illegal has resulted in more court action that has not been wrapped up yet.


The FBI is trying to get the MegaUpload founder back to the US to face charges, including copyright infringement.

It is now scheduled for March.

- Newstalk ZB