Brian Tamaki’s grasp of New Zealand history does not match the magnitude of his chutzpah.
News media are reporting the Destiny Church leader has been taken into police custody and his group, the Freedom and Rights Coalition, has broadcast this on social media.
This puts a name to the Police announcement that a 63-year-old man was arrested in relation to a breach of bail conditions following an event in Christchurch earlier this month.
The police said the man was due to appear in the Auckland District Court via audio visual link later today.
Tamaki is facing charges of breaching Covid lockdown restrictions and a condition of bail was that he not attend further protests.
Tamaki and his wife Hannah earlier posted a separate video in which he said the police were coming to arrest him.
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