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Archive for the 'Dunedin' Category

Police Statement On Occupy Dunedin

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police Statement On Occupy Dunedin The Courts have made it clear that any power to trespass people protesting in a public place must be exercised reasonably, and must balance the rights and freedoms of those involved. Police don’t believe the … Read more »

Police Consider Legal Position in Relation to Occupy Dunedin

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Any power to trespass people protesting in a public place must be exercised reasonably and balance rights and freedoms. These are the issues that we are currently working through with the council,” said Dunedin/Clutha Area Commander, Inspector Greg Sparrow. Read more »

MANA supports Dunedin Occupiers – Invites Key To Meet

Press Release – Mana Party

MANA has given its support to the occupy Dunedin movement despite the local council issuing an eviction notice yesterday. Read more »

Occupy Dunedin Served With Eviction Notice

Press Release – Occupy Wellington

The Dunedin City Council served the Occupy Dunedin group with an eviction notice this afternoon, requesting that they vacate the Octagon by 8pm tonight. Read more »

Notices served on Occupy Dunedin

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

For 18 days now, since 15 October, Occupy Dunedin have maintained a 24 hour presence in Dunedin’s Upper Octagon. This protest has precluded alternative public access to this space and is in contravention of the Council’s ReservesBylaw and the Camping … Read more »