THE TOLL

South Waikato News - - FRONT PAGE -

The costs in the last fi­nan­cial year. Street/Road signs: $41,000 Parks and re­serves/pub­lic toi­lets/build­ings/trees:

$122,000 Fly tip­ping/Il­le­gal lit­ter­ing:

$45,000 Types of van­dal­ism the South Waikato Dis­trict Coun­cil re­ported:

Dam­age to signs which can in­clude: de­fac­ing signs, signs be­ing stolen and their posts be­ing knocked over.

Dam­age on re­serves: donuts on the grass ar­eas, plants be­ing ripped out, bro­ken or hacked at.

Trees, mostly saplings, be­ing ripped out, snapped or hav­ing their stakes re­moved

Build­ing and win­dows be­ing smashed. Il­le­gal dump­ing Fly tip­ping Tag­ging

Dirty van­dal­ism: The lat­est act of van­dal­ism cost South Waikato ratepay­ers about $300 to re­place dam­aged plants.

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