Busy weekend traffic came to a halt as hundreds marched across Wairoa Bridge, which has already claimed dozens of lives.
Cory Scott Jefferies is accused of killing mother-of-three Kim Richmond after a night drinking and watching rugby.
Kim Richmond disappeared on July 31, 2016, and her body was discovered in her car in Lake Arapuni nearly a year later. Cory Scott Jefferies is accused of her murder.
Cory Scott Jefferies is accused of murdering the mother of three, whose body was found in a lake a year after she went missing.
The 26-year-old father of one's body was found at McLaren Falls a short drive from Tauranga on July 13.
In March, 21 properties in the Bella Vista subdivision were served eviction notices saying they had to evacuate their homes as Cycone Hola approached.