Thu, 24 May 2012 3:26p.m.
Around 400 protesters have taken to the streets near Auckland University protesting today’s Budget.
Motorists have been advised to avoid the Grafton Rd/Symonds St area as Blockade the Budget protesters took to the intersection to oppose National’s Budget reforms.
Budget 2012 will see student loan repayments increase and rules around student allowances tightened.
Cate Bell tweeted a picture of students protesting on top of Auckland’s Old Choral Hall.
Meanwhile Tim (@tmcs005) sent in a photo of students sitting on Symonds St.