Police have reported that hundreds of people have breached the lockdown rules across the country.
In his media conference Dr Bloomfield said there had been 291 breaches of the CDEM Act or the Health Act and that 16 people have been prosecuted with 263 warnings and 10 youth referrals.
Police in Dunedin are continuing to spot surfers at the city’s beaches despite orders last week that made it clear such activity was prohibited. The message was simple – stay at home, save lives, a police spokesperson said.
It is plain and simple. Our society does not value babies’ lives as it does those of older people.