A man who has been charged with two counts of assault on a female will have his case heard again this Friday.
Patrick Luma represented by defense counsel Mark Short is charged for assaulting his partner and a family member.
Two foreign nationals were sentenced on common assault charges in the High Court.
Lawyer claims incident a ‘one-off’ and family wants accused home.
Tuainekore Kare was granted bail at the High Court so he could spend Christmas with his family.
Two teenagers will be spending Christmas behind bars after the court denied them bail and remanded them in custody at the Arorangi Prison.