5 May 2020

Lockdown-breakers disrupting conservation measures on Motukorea Island

From Checkpoint, 6:17 pm on 5 May 2020

Pests of the non-human variety have been caught on camera breaking lockdown rules on an island in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf.

Cameras were set up on pest-free Motukorea/Browns Island in March after a stoat was spotted there haven't snapped the critter - but they have caught at least six people who shouldn't have been there.

RNZ reporter Sarah Robson spoke to Auckland councillor and chair of the environment committee Richard Hills.