Eight protestors have been arrested at a native tree protest in Auckland, Stuff reports. The Mana Rākau – Save Canal Road Native Trees group, has been at the Avondale site since July 2020, protesting against the removal of a group of 100-year-old natives. On Tuesday morning, police officers and security circled the area and arrested four women and two men for trespassing, as the remaining 26 trees were felled. Police later confirmed an additional two people were arrested.
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