Two men and a woman have pleaded not guilty to giving alcohol
to a nine-year-old who appeared drunk at a Hamilton skate
Michael King, Lucy Snowden and Kali Tiloi were excused from
appearing in person at the Hamilton District Court today,
each charged with supplying alcohol to a nine-year-old.
Their lawyers confirmed they had earlier entered not guilty
The trio, whose names have not been published before,
received public attention after a bystander uploaded YouTube
footage of the boy, seemingly drunk, at Fairfield Park in
The boy's father had earlier welcomed the charges being laid
by police against the trio.
Judge David Ruth ordered them to appear on 12 June for a
Under the charge they face they can only be fined and not
serve a term of imprisonment.
- NZ Herald