TÅ«puna Maunga is Maori for ancestral mountain and if you live in Auckland you are not far from one.
They are part of what makes our city so great and I thoroughly support proposed policy to make all TÅ«puna Maunga alcohol and smoke free.
The Maunga Authority is quoted stating that the sight of cigarette butts and discarded bottles/cans is not conducive to the living connection our communities have with these important places.
The alcohol and smoke-free policy is another of the Authority-led measures to enhance the relationship between people and the TÅ«puna Maunga.
I cannot believe that there is any debate about it breaching peoples civil liberties, and if it does - who cares?