Election 2019: Rotorua mayoral candidate Reynold Macpherson lodges police complaint – New Zealand Herald


Politicians, both current and aspiring, are often subject to criticism online. Reynold Macpherson, who is running for mayor, is the latest to be made fun of online by a Facebook page parodying his run for mayor. He’s laid a formal complaint with the police about it. Zizi Sparks takes a look at why Macpherson laid the complaint, what might be deemed harmful digital communication and warrant a complaint, and how labelling a page “parody” can affect that.

A Rotorua mayoral candidate has lodged a formal complaint with the police in relation to a social media page parodying his run for

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