Please attribute to Acting Superintendent Wade Jennings, Relieving Wellington District Commander:
Protest groups that marched to Parliament today have departed the grounds and Police report no issues from today’s protest activity.
An estimated 300 people marched from Civic Square to Parliament.
Police maintained a high presence in the city to manage traffic and keep counter protest groups apart.
Approximately 45 staff were on duty for the protest and march, which was uneventful.
With protestors largely gone from the area we expect no further disruptions.
Police thank the local community and businesses who have been disrupted the most by this activity and we are grateful to them for their patience through this.
Issued by Police Media Centre