Dunedin police have arrested three more people for breaching the lockdown, as the number of people flouting the rules increases.
Senior Sergeant Craig Dinnissen said a 51-year-old man was arrested yesterday after he entered a Brockville shop, spat on the counter and then left.
Another man was arrested yesterday morning in Stenhope Cres after he was caught driving around Dunedin without purpose.
And Dinnissen said a 44-year-old man, of no fixed abode, was arrested after numerous warnings about breaking the lockdown rules.
The man had entered a Dunedin house he was not supposed to be in, and refused to leave.
He was charged with breaching the restrictions of the lockdown.
He was remanded in custody and will appear in the Dunedin District Court tomorrow.
Dinnissen said more people were flouting the rules, including surfers who were now surfing at more remote beaches.
He said one spoken to yesterday had cycled about 30km St Clair to Murdering Beach.
"Some of these people are claiming it is for their mental health, but it is in direct contravention to rules set by those the country elected.
"Remote beaches putemergency services at greater risk due to limited communications and access to the area.
"We now have clear direction from the Government that surfing is not an allowed activity. If surfers can't understand that . . ."
He warned those who continued to breach the lockdown rules that enforcement action would be taken.
"We are obviously taking names and details, and if someone is caught a second time, they may be arrested. Arrest is one of the tools in our bag.
"We're definitely disappointed - frustrated that some people don't seem to be getting the message.
"People are just starting to take the mickey really. Enough is enough.
"Everyone else in society is abiding by the rules and doing their best, and yet these ones can bike over 30km to go for a surf."