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Traveller claims ‘grubby’ public bathroom in New Zealand is the worst he’s ever seen 

Travellers and local residents of a small town say their public bathrooms are in a disgusting state after one person described them as ‘the worst toilets in the world’.

A traveller visiting Wellsford, a town 77 kilometres northwest of Auckland in New Zealand, put a complaint in to the local council after visiting the facilities.

The toilets are believed to have wet floors, poorly concealed graffiti, and constantly smell of urine and marijuana.

Travellers and local residents of a small town say their public bathrooms are in a disgusting state after one person described them as ‘the worst toilets in the world’

Member of the Rodney Local Board council, Colin Smith, told Stuff NZ that the state of the toilets had deteriorated due to an influx of traffic to those particular bathrooms.

This was due to local service stations enforcing ‘customer only’ policies.

Mr Smith said the toilets were popular as they were opposite a highly frequented bus stop, but had become a ‘disgrace’. 

‘Wellsford has become run down and we are losing business since we joined the super city,’ he said.

Mr Smith also said that they’re the only public toilets available between Auckland and Whangarei, a 158km journey. 

An employee at Wazza’s Coffee and Icecream a few doors down from the toilet, Warren Marshall, said that complaints are common. 

‘We have around 25,000 plus cars through here at the weekends,’ Mr Marshall said. 

A traveller visiting Wellsford, a town 77 kilometres northwest of Auckland in New Zealand, put a complaint in to the local council after visiting the facilities 

A traveller visiting Wellsford, a town 77 kilometres northwest of Auckland in New Zealand, put a complaint in to the local council after visiting the facilities 

The horrendous state of the bathroom was affecting the business of the small coffee shop, as travellers are often stopping for a toilet and coffee break, but fleeing after visiting the toilet.

Auckland Council head of operational management and maintenance, Agnes McCormack, said that council toilets are cleaned as often as needed.

He said that council cleaners may vary the frequency of their maintenance, depending on location, knowledge of the site and requests for service.

There are investigations currently underway to improve Wellsford’s toilets.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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