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Demonstration Alert
February 13th: Wellington, New Zealand
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February 12, 2024

Demonstrations are expected to take place in Wellington on February 13, 2024

Locations:  Civic Square, Parliament, U.S. Embassy, Fitzherbert Terrace, Wellington

Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place in Wellington on February 13, 2024, beginning at 11 a.m. at Civic Square, marching to Parliament at 12 p.m., then marching in front of the U.S. Embassy in Wellington at 1 p.m.   The group Palestine Solidarity Network Christchurch intends to protest the current situation in Gaza.

U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area in front of 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.

Assistance: 

·         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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