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The Teina Pora, Malcolm Rewa trail

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 16/05/2017


* March 1992 - Susan Burdett raped and killed in her Auckland home

* March 1993 - Teina Pora, then 17, arrested for her rape and murder

* June 1994 - Found guilty at a trial and then sentenced to life

* December 1998 - Malcolm Rewa convicted of rape of multiple women, including Ms Burdett, but two juries unable to decide whether he murdered her

* October 1999 - Court of Appeal quashes Pora's convictions and orders a retrial but again found guilty the following year

* April 2014 - Pora released on parole, 21 years after first being detained

* March 2015 - Privy Council quashes Pora's convictions and no retrial ordered

* June 2016 - The government announces it will pay Pora a record $2.5 million for wrong incarceration and made a full apology

* November 2016 - Pora seeks a review of the payout, wanting the compensation to be inflation-adjusted

* May 16, 2017 - Police announce they are seeking to try Rewa for a third time.

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