A man who admitted beating and robbing two French tourists
has had his sentencing delayed until next year.
Bo-Tamati Rawiri was to be sentenced in the Tauranga District
Court today but Judge Peter Rollo adjourned the matter until
January 21 for further information to be obtained from legal
Police say two French tourists were hitchhiking from Tauranga
to Rotorua on the afternoon of July 7 when they were picked
up, beaten and robbed.
Bo-Tamati Rawiri, 26, from Ngaruawahia pleaded guilty to
aggravated robbery charges.
- Bay of Plenty Times