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Anti-lockdown protests carry on in Whangarei

August 26, 2020

Anti-lockdown protests carry on in Whangarei

The destination of the march was the Whangarei police station, where the protestors gathered for a few minutes before returning along the same route. Photo: Matt Scott

A group of 60 people marched through the streets of Whangarei to protest the lockdown - a not-too-uncommon sight recently, with rallies and protests linked to groups accused of spreading misinformation about the Covid-19 virus.

WATCH: TWN reporter Matthew Scott looks into why there seems to be a disproportionate number of such protests in the Northland city.

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