Claims about tourist group
About Jan 3 A group of about 13 tourists order drinks and four meals at Backyard Bar & Restaurant in Northcote. They claimed there were ants in a meal. They leave after paying for three meals.
About Jan 5 The same group return to the restaurant. They leave after not paying for two meals after claiming there was hair in them.
Jan 9 A group of travellers dine at Artwok eatery in Takapuna. They eat before threatening staff and walking out without paying.
Jan 12 A group of tourists check in to Ibis Hotel in Wyndham St for two nights.
Jan 13 A group left rubbish on Takapuna beach before threatening to ‘knock the brains out’ of a local who challenged their behaviour. Police say they will speak to those involved.
Jan 13 A family outside Ibis Hotel demand to use a man’s scooter. The man says they were rude and demanding.
Jan 13 The group from the beach dine at Nandos in Albany and demand a refund after ordering meals. A group of travellers also dined at Mr India in Northcote where they only paid for one $16 meal but refused to pay for $250 worth of other food claiming there was hair in it.
Jan 14 The group check out of Ibis. The owner of Coffee Club next to the hotel reports them to police saying they were abusive and didn’t pay for a piece of chocolate cake.
A member of the group in central Auckland Nandos AlbanyArtwok Backyard Bar Takapuna & Mr India CBD Ibis HotelAUCKLANDBackyard Bar, Northcote Ibis Hotel, Wyndham St