Sex worker ban in the wind

NZ Herald Aug 1, 2010

Supercity leaders could soon have the powers to ban street prostitutes from Auckland’s infamous K Rd. Manukau City chiefs are trying to get a new law passed enabling them to ban sex workers from specific locations. If passed, the Regulation of Prostitution in Specific Places Bill would cede on to the new Auckland Council from November 1. It grants police the power to arrest anyone suspected of being a worker or client of sexual services in that area with a maximum fine of $2000. Police will also be able to pull over any vehicle suspected of being involved in the trade.