New Zealand Officials: Pole-Dancing Prostitutes Wrecking Road Signs

World

0  Updated at 2:10 am, July 18th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
Share This Story

Antenna Audio, Inc./Getty Images(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) — Officials in Auckland, New Zealand, are crying foul at the city’s prostitutes who, it’s claimed, are bending road signs out of shape by advertising their wares with al fresco pole-dancing demos.

More than 40 poles have been damaged in the shady area known as Hunter’s Corner at significant cost to the city, the U.K. Telegraph reports.

“Prostitutes use these street sign poles as dancing poles,” said Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board member Donna Lee.  “The poles are part of their soliciting equipment and they often snap them.  Some of the prostitutes are big, strong people.”

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio



Stories You May Be Interested In:

David Cameron announces resignation as UK votes to leave EU

Euan McKirdy, Bryony Jones and Barry Neild, CNN

Militants killed, hostages freed after ISIS attack on oil field in Iraq

Schams Elwazer, Mohammed Tawfeeq and Tim Hume, CNN

Heart-wrenching moment 10-year-old spotted in Syrian rubble

Arwa Damon, Waffa Munayyer and Bryony Jones, CNN