A trial date has been confirmed for the two men accused of murdering Petone father-of-two Alonsio Matalasi.
Dillin Pakai, 19, and Shane Pierre Harrison, 43, appeared in the High Court at Wellington this morning.
They were remanded in custody for a trial due to start on September 8.
Mr Matalasi, 25, was shot dead at Petone on August 22.
- The Dominion Post
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