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Doug Leeder: We've got a duty of care to patrons using this service

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 19 May 2022, 6:49pm
(Photo / NZME)
(Photo / NZME)

Doug Leeder: We've got a duty of care to patrons using this service

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 19 May 2022, 6:49pm

Tauranga is grappling with a significant youth violence problem at some of its bus stops. 

So much so, the head of NZ Bus says it's the worst anti-social and criminal behaviour he's seen in his 22 years in the bus industry. 

The Regional Council has now voted to restrict free fares for under 18-year-olds, in the hope it will help ease the problem. 

Council chair Doug Leeder joined Heather du Plessis-Allan. 

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