2 people charged with murder of Gisborne woman Maraea Smith

Source: 1News

A man and a woman have been charged with the murder of Gisborne's Maraea Smith.

A police car (file).

Police said the pair, a man aged 36, and a woman, 30, were arrested in Manurewa, Auckland on Wednesday.

Smith was shot dead on her 36th birthday on March 25 on Titoki St, Gisborne.

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Police said the man and woman "appeared in the Manukau District Court and have been remanded in custody".

They will next appear in Gisborne High Court on May 6, 2022.