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Central North Island Councils to ban homeless from sleeping

Following a shock decision by Rotorua Lakes Council, banning homeless people from sleeping in a night shelter designed to give them refuge from the cold winter temperatures, Central North Island Councils are reputedly planning a new joint policy which would ban homeless persons from “overnight sleeping” anywhere at any time. An anonymous source who is collaborating closely on the project between several Councils, including Rotorua, Tauranga, Hamilton and Taupo, says that following the decision by the Lakes Council the wider fallout of rough sleeping has been more critically assessed and… Read More