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New Zealand

1 September 2009

New Zealand Herald

One of Janine West's last memories of partner Layden Rameka is of him trying to protect his family moments before he was shot dead. Mr Rameka, 35, was killed on Sunday afternoon in the Hawkes Bay village of Waikoau — a sleepy former forestry settlement 40km northwest of Napier. His alleged killer — Wilson Apatu, 39 — is in custody. Ms West, 32, was in the sitting room with two of her sons — Zepplin, 8, and Taylor, 1 — and a cousin when the drama... (

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