18 Feb 2022

Covid-19: Protestors won't budge despite Parliament ultimatum

From Morning Report, 7:09 am on 18 February 2022

The anti-mandate protesters illegally occupying a large part of Wellington's central city are refusing to budge.

This is despite all parties in Parliament setting an ultimatum - we will consider talking if you stop breaking the law.

The Speaker of the House Trevor Mallard released the proposal on behalf of all political parties in his role as Chair of the Parliamentary Service Commission.

MPs want the cars and tents to go and the abuse towards Wellingtonians to stop but their request has so far fallen on deaf ears.

Here's political reporter Katie Scotcher.