Lower Hutt bans smoking in public places

  • 25/05/2016
Lower Hutt bans smoking in public places

Smoking in public places is now off limits in Lower Hutt after a new policy was passed last night.

The banned spots include:

Mayor Ray Wallace says it is about creating a healthier community.

"What we're trying to encourage is getting a culture change in our community," Wallace says.

"Our community has told us loud and clear that they support this."

Wallace said he is confident other regions will follow suit.

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