Member of the public trespassed
During the Extraordinary Council Meeting of
Thursday 4 April, a member of the public was trespassed from
Westland District Council.
The Chief Executive became
aware of a public Facebook post that raised serious concerns
for the safety of Council staff. Given the recent events in
Christchurch, this matter was taken very seriously as a
credible threat and reported to the Police. As a result a
trespass notice was issued.
Council supports freedom
of speech, but serious threats against staff will not be
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