City’s poor are ‘drowning’ in it

Manukau Courier 07 Sep 06
Many of south Auckland’s poorest suburbs are “drowning” in too many liquor outlets, a Papatoetoe Community Board member says. Toa Greening, who is also secretary of the Manurewa Crimewatch Patrol, says the number of liquor outlets is contributing to many of the city’s alcohol-related problems, especially crimes and violence.,2106,3788721a6016,00.html