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Source: New Zealand Police (National News)

Tāmaki Makaurau, Northland and part of Waikato compliance update:

Since Alert Level 3 came into place, 68 people have been charged with 79 offences in Tāmaki Makaurau, Northland, and parts of the Waikato, as at 5pm yesterday (Thursday 2 December 2021).

Of these, 58 were for Failing to Comply with Order (COVID-19), 12 were for Failure to Comply with Direction/Prohibition/Restriction, five Health Act breaches, two were for Assaults/Threatens/Hinders/Obstructs Enforcement Officer, and two were for Failing to Stop (COVID-19 related).

In the same time period, 63 people were formally warned.

Police have received 8,582 105-online breach notifications relating to businesses, mass gatherings or people in Tāmaki Makaurau, Northland, and parts of the Waikato.

Alert Level 2 compliance update:

Seventy-two people have been charged with 77 offences in Alert Level 2, as at 5pm yesterday (Thursday 2 December 2021).

Of these, 67 are for Failing to Comply with Order (COVID-19), six for Failure to Comply with Direction/Prohibition/Restriction, three for Failing to Stop (COVID-19 related), and one is for assaults/Threatens/Hinders/Obstructs Enforcement Officer.

In the same time period, 28 people have been warned – 16 for Failure to Comply with Direction/Prohibition/Restriction and 12 for Failing to Comply with Order (COVID-19).

One person has received a youth referral for Failing to Comply with Order (COVID-19).

To date, Police have received 3,748 105-online breach notifications relating to businesses, mass gatherings or people in Alert Level 2.

Checkpoint figures:

As of 11.59pm yesterday, 1,829,061 vehicles have now been stopped at the checkpoints on Auckland’s northern and southern boundaries, with 16,921 vehicles having been turned around.

31,436 vehicles were processed at the checkpoints yesterday with 88 of those vehicles being turned around.

As at 11.59pm last night, 122,771 heavy vehicles have been stopped and 2219 of them have been turned around attempting to leave Tāmaki Makaurau, with 27 of those turned around yesterday.

It’s important to remember that travel across an alert level boundary remains restricted and you will be turned away if you don’t have the required evidence for permitted travel, as outlined on the COVID-19 website.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre

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