Two people at the anti-lockdown hīkoi camped at Mercer have been arrested after trying to cross the border into Auckland, Stuff reports. Poilce said they also verbally trespassed a group of protesters at the Auckland checkpoint, who are currently occupying land owned by transport agency Waka Kotahi. The two arrested men will be summonsed to appear in court in relation to breaching the Health Order. Police said they were dealing with an “unfolding situation” at the site, and that further updates would only be available “once the situation is resolved”.
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