24 Jan 2019

Man charged with assault with weapon over Takapuna Beach incident

2:12 pm on 24 January 2019

A 26-year-old British man has been arrested and charged over an incident at Takapuna Beach in Auckland on 13 January.

Police said the man has been charged with assault with a weapon and reckless driving.

It happened on the same day footage was posted on social media of a group of British tourists who had left rubbish across the beach.

He is due to appear in the Auckland District Court today.