We asked people on the street whether Rotorua should consider implementing a begging ban in the inner-city, like Tauranga has.

It would be a bit sad. Some homeless people aren't eligible for Work and Income and have no other option.
Jamie Ransfield, 19
Kout

What kind of city would we be? Where would they go and what would they do? Can we create another option?
Marama Maxsted, 44
Maket

Some people struggle in life, some people don't. You've only got to say yes or no, but it is a way of surviving.
Dave Ryan, 31
Central

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They're part of our community too. They have just as much right to walk around the streets as we do.
Rachel Tatton, 37
Central

If you're going to enforce a ban then have a place for them to go. You'll have an issue of them hanging outside the perimeter.
Kauri Walker, 30
Glenholme

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