Auckland motorway on-ramps closed ahead of protest at domain

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Aucklanders are being told to hole for postulation disruption successful the cardinal city, arsenic different protestation gets nether way.

The Freedom and Rights Coalition protestation  astatine  Auckland Domain connected  6 August 2022.

The Freedom and Rights Coalition protestation astatine Auckland Domain connected 6 August 2022. Photo: Screenshot

Police are monitoring the Auckland Domain, wherever the Brian Tamaki-led Freedom and Rights Coalition is gathering for what it calls a 'Kiwi Patriots Day and March'.

A radical opposed to the conjugation is besides successful the area.

Two weeks ago, astir 1000 conjugation members swarmed onto Auckland's confederate motorway, causing significant problems for traffic.

Ahead of today's protest, Waka Kotahi has closed some the Khyber Pass on/off-ramps - utilized by the protesters past clip - and the Symonds St on/off-ramps.

UPDATE 11:30AM
Due to the ongoing Police incidental connected SH1, Symonds St on/off-ramps are present CLOSED. Khyber Pass on/off-ramps remains CLOSED. Please usage an alternate way oregon see delaying your journey. ^FP https://t.co/T4ZIqCv4e7

— Waka Kotahi NZTA Auckland & Northland (@WakaKotahiAkNth) August 5, 2022

A constabulary spokesperson has confirmed the motorway entrances person been closed successful regards to the protestation enactment astatine Auckland Domain.

"We are moving with Waka Kotahi connected this, who person closed the connected and off-ramps to minimise disruption."

Inspector Jim Wilson said constabulary would instrumentality enactment if determination was immoderate unsafe oregon unsafe behaviour.

"Police inquire the assemblage to beryllium diligent connected the roads arsenic we expect determination mightiness beryllium immoderate postulation delays and disruptions, peculiarly adjacent the domain, and the surrounding areas."

The nationalist is asked to study immoderate concerning behaviour to constabulary by calling 105.

"Police recognise the public's close to protestation peacefully and lawfully but we volition instrumentality enactment wherever required."

The Freedom and Rights Coalition protestation  astatine  Auckland Domain connected  6 August 2022.

The Freedom and Rights Coalition protestation astatine Auckland Domain connected 6 August 2022. Photo: Screenshot

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