Police data shows more than 63,000 lockdown breaches occured nationwide in 2020, Stuff reports. The numbers were recorded during New Zealand’s first lockdown from March 21 until June 8. People aged between 20 and 29-years-old were the most common Covid-19 lockdown rule violators. Districts with the highest number of rule breakers are: Counties Manakau (1405 breaches), Wellington (868 breaches), Canterbury (725) and Auckland (700 breaches). Police say their preferred choice of action has been to provide written and verbal warnings as well as youth referrals.
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