Source:New Zealand Chinese Herald
Yesterday Saturday,”anti-blockade” activists once again took to Auckland On the street, occupied Aotea Square to protest New Zealand’s new crown epidemic lockdown measures.
a large group of people , Many of them are not wearing masks.
According to reports, the rally was named”Assemble for Freedom” and was initiated by the Advance NZ and Liberty March movement.
Kadima Party United Leader and rally organizer Billy Te Kahika called:”We ask thousands of New Zealanders to march and stop the Labor Party and the country. The party’s failed blocking policy.”
“As a country, we can and must learn to coexist with new coronavirus, just like we treat other seasonal diseases. ”
Previously, Te Kahika claimed that Covid-19 is not as serious as influenza.
Since Auckland entered the Level 3 alert, protests have been happening every week, but the number of people participating in the event has been increasing.
A photo shows that more than a thousand people gathered in Aotea Square, many of them holding large banners and slogans.
the protesters It is not only the lockdown measures that are dissatisfied, but some people hold up slogans against vaccines and 5G.
A person’s sign says:”There can be no safe vaccine.”
another brand It says, 5G will cause”DNA damage, cancer, fatigue, headache, insomnia, depression and infertility.”
Some police officers participated in the protest to monitor situation. Oakland Police Commissioner Grant Tetzlaff said the police recognize people’s legal right to protest.
” However, we also recognize that people need to follow current Level 2 alert to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.
“The police will continue to educate participants and organizers when necessary. ”
Auckland is still under a level 2.5 alert. It means social gatherings of more than 10 people are not allowed.
But every parade is over one hundred and over one thousand, and they don’t wear a mask. I really don’t know how they can violate this Regulations.