Brian Dawson: Fines for dropping cigarettes 'totally unnecessary'

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Publish Date
Friday, 6 October 2017, 8:22PM
The Wellington City Council is reviewing its public places bylaw (Image / Getty Images)

The Wellington City Council is reviewing its public places bylaw, with one possible change being to treat the dropping of cigarette butts harshly - with fines. 

City Councillor Brian Dawson spoke with Chris Lynch, in for Larry Williams, to explain why he thinks the proposal is wrong. 

He said the current bylaw means it is already an offence, and the new proposal wouldn't change anything.

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