Doctor closes controversial Coopers Beach brothel

NZPA 18 November 2006
The brothel opened by a Far North doctor who gave up his medical practice for the sex business, has closed. Dr Neil Benson said he could not attract and retain staff for the brothel in Coopers Beach. The decision to open the brothel in his former doctor’s surgery caused a nationwide controversy and attracted headlines around the world.,2106,3865429a11,00.html