Story: Security and personal safety

'Dob in a tagger' campaign

'Dob in a tagger' campaign

Graffiti plagues many surfaces in urban environments. In 2008 concrete retaining walls, part of a new Auckland motorway development, were targeted. Here John Smith from Fulton Hogan puts up a sign as part of a 'Dob in a tagger' campaign. This offered a cash reward for information leading to convictions of taggers.

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Carl Walrond, 'Security and personal safety - Safety strategies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 September 2023)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Aug 2017