Marine Parade Closure - Peters Supports Police
Peters Supporting Police Over Marine Parade
New Zealand First Leader, and MP for Tauranga,
Rt Hon Winston Peters is supporting the decision of Tauranga
police and local authorities to crack down on hoons and
enforce a curfew on Marine Parade in Mount Maunganui.
fully support the actions of the police in this regard.
Local residents have had enough of antisocial behaviour from
young louts who race along the Parade at nights, often under
the influence of alcohol,” said Mr Peters.
residents should not have to put up with this type of
conduct. Many who talk to me say they don’t feel safe in
their houses or on the streets. Many local residents
actually move out of the area when trouble is expected, such
as New Year’s Eve.
Mr Peters intends introducing tougher
new laws that would allow local police and authorities
greater power to introduce curfews such as the one
introduced on Mount
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