Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place today, October 21, 2023, beginning at 1 pm in front of the U.S. Embassy in Wellington. Multiple groups are expected to protest the current situation in Gaza.
U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area near the Embassy during the protest.
Actions to Take:
· Demonstrations can be unpredictable; avoid areas around protests and demonstrations when possible.
· If you find yourself in an area of high congestion around a demonstration, maintain a healthy awareness of your environment.
· Check local media for updates and traffic advisories.
· U.S. Consulate General Auckland, Level 3, Citigroup Building, 23 Customs Street East, Auckland 1010
· Contact information: +64 09 303 2724, AucklandACS@state.gov
· State Department Consular Affairs: +1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444
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