Posts Tagged ‘beggars’

Outlawing Begging

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, July 5th, 2013 - 37 comments

Ironically during the week of Auckland’s big sleep out there has been a proposal to change Auckland Council’s by laws to provide for the fining of beggars.  The proposal has been described as overdue by some.  But everyone seems to have overlooked the fact that begging is already banned in Auckland City. The proposal reminds […]

Out of sight out of mind

Written By: - Date published: 7:28 am, July 31st, 2011 - 48 comments

Many other countries have cleared beggars from the streets in advance of big international sporting events.  Such a thing would never be needed in New Zealand though.  Would it?

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