Welcome to the latest Democracy Action Update. In this issue we are urging you to write personal emails to our elected leaders and the Police Commissioner, calling on them to have the illegal roadblocks shut down.
The vigilantes manning the unauthorised roadblocks on public roads have no more legal authority to do so than your neighbour. Despite this, the highest authorities in Government and Police are encouraging these self-appointed groups to stop New Zealanders travelling and to turn them back if, in their inexpert opinion, motorists are breaking travel restrictions. Continue reading