The trial is scheduled to last three months. Labour MP Ross Robertson has been revealed as a Member of Parliament who will give evidence against Mr Field.
That will be fascinating. Robertson has been MP for nearby Manukau East since 1996 and for Papatoetoe before that since 1987. He is respected by all sides in Parliament as an honest bloke who was a good Deputy Speaker.
What will he reveal about his former colleague in Labour?Tags: Ross Robertson, Taito Philip Field