Pokemon Go is getting people out and about, with one stop taking Kiwis to a gang pad.
The augmented reality app exploded in popularity at the weekend with thousands of Kiwis wandering around capturing Pokemon and claiming “gyms” based on real world landmarks.
Whanganui’s Hells Angels headquarters is getting extra traffic as users show up searching for a “pokestop” – a site where players can pick up items such as pokeballs, eggs, and potions.
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Whanganui’s Hells Angels headquarters is getting extra traffic as users show up searching for a “pokestop”.
The Kaikokopu Road address in Aramoho made it onto Facebook page Only In New Zealand and has received more than 1000 comments.
The Hells Angels motorcycle club founded a chapter in Auckland in 1961 – the first outside the US – and has since taken over gangs in Whanganui.
New Zealand Police have warned Pokemon Go players against “going onto private property in search of a cartoon character”.