Man charged over latest Auckland Domain protest

Source: 1News

A 36-year-old man has been arrested and charged over Saturday’s anti-lockdown protest at the Auckland Domain and subsequent march through Newmarket.

He had previously been charged over earlier protests in Auckland.

Anti-lockdown protesters at Auckland Domain on October 30.

This man is scheduled to appear in the Auckland District Court on Tuesday where he will now face a total of three counts of failing to comply with order (Covid-19).

Police said enforcement action was still ongoing and further charges to other people may follow.

They reiterated their disappointment in the actions of the organisers of Saturday's protest, which went ahead despite police warning them it was in breach of current restrictions.

Up to 5000 people attended the rally.