A trial has started in the High Court at Wellington for a man
accused of murdering a Stokes Valley father earlier this
Shayd Robinson, 20, has pleaded not guilty to stabbing to
death 27-year-old Aaron Hadfield.
Mr Hadfield was stabbed to death in January near his car as
he returned home from picking up prescription medicine for
one of his young children.
A jury of six men and six women were empanelled for the
trial, which has been set down for two weeks.
About 50 witnesses are expected to be called.