7 Sep 2020

Karangahape Road businesses see spike in antisocial behaviour

From Morning Report, 7:52 am on 7 September 2020

Aucklanders could be forgiven for thinking homelessness is on the rise with a noticable increase in people on the street over the past few weeks.

Businesses along Karangahape Road - an area typically welcoming of rough sleepers - are reporting a spike in antisocial behaviour.

However, agencies working with the homeless say those who want to be housed have been - and they're sleeping in motels at night.

RNZ reporter Anneke Smith filed this story.