Attributable to Assistant Commissioner Mike Johnson:
A procession of vehicles travelling from Tāmaki Makaurau to Foxton for funeral proceedings for William Hines has now arrived.
Police have today had a strong and visible presence across the North Island, ahead of the proceedings at Motuiti Marae in Foxton.
This morning, Police established checkpoints on Marua Road in Ellerslie, as the procession was preparing to depart.
Several infringement notices were issued at these checkpoints, and one person failed an alcohol breath screening test.
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