24 Mar 2020

Key role for police with response to Covid-19

From Midday Report, 12:41 pm on 24 March 2020

The police are playing a key role in the operational response to Covid-19.

Yesterday, Mike Bush, who is leading the response - says the priority for officers on patrol will be educating people about imminent nationwide restrictions imposed by the Government.

Deputy Commissioner Wally Haumaha has been meeting with Eastern Bay of Plenty iwi, te Whanau a Apanui and other agencies to work through what this meant for police.

He spoke with Māni Dunlop.