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Anti-graffiti advertisement, 2009 (3rd of 5)

Anti-graffiti advertisement, 2009

Many city councils take an aggressive approach to removing graffiti, particularly tagging. The Wellington City Council funds a graffiti eradication programme and offers free graffiti-removal kits to residents. In 2009 the council placed advertisements about graffiti in bus shelters – ironically, as some people consider advertisements in public places to be an eyesore.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'City styles - City communication and codes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/24579/anti-graffiti-advertisement-2009 (accessed 16 September 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 11 Mar 2010