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Dumped cars on Awapuni Road. Picture Liam Clayton

These three derelict cars, dumped in a paddock near Awapuni Road across from Pacific Street, were removed yesterday by Gisborne District Council contractors.

A council spokesman said they were advised about the cars a few days ago and acted as soon as was possible.

“Because one person dumps one, others think they can too, and that’s part of the vehicle dumping problem around the district.”

The council receives on average 2-3 calls about dumped vehicles each week, he said.

“It costs around $150 to dispose of each one.”

These three derelict cars, dumped in a paddock near Awapuni Road across from Pacific Street, were removed yesterday by Gisborne District Council contractors.

A council spokesman said they were advised about the cars a few days ago and acted as soon as was possible.

“Because one person dumps one, others think they can too, and that’s part of the vehicle dumping problem around the district.”

The council receives on average 2-3 calls about dumped vehicles each week, he said.

“It costs around $150 to dispose of each one.”

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