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Previous protests ensured Police are prepared for today - Assistant Police Commissioner

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 5 Dec 2023, 8:46AM
Protestors at Parliament. Photo / Mark Mitchell
Protestors at Parliament. Photo / Mark Mitchell

Previous protests ensured Police are prepared for today - Assistant Police Commissioner

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 5 Dec 2023, 8:46AM

Police are reassuring the public they have the resources to make sure a series of large protests in the North Island run smoothly.   

Hundreds have gathered in various locations around the motu to protest against Government policies perceived to be harmful to Māori.  

Large crowds are at locations as far flung as Auckland, Wellington, Hastings, Tauranga, and Whangarei.  

Assistant Police Commissioner Sandra Venables told Mike Hosking that various protests over the past three years mean Police are prepared. 

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