Flicking a ciggie butt onto the footpath, or any other rubbish, could soon cost you an eye watering $1000 if National MP Scott Simpson has his way.
His private member bill to bump up litter fines was drawn today in parliament.
Scott Simpson joined Ryan Bridge and Lisa Owen on RadioLIVE Drive to talk about why he feels this bill is important.
Are kiwis as tidy as we think we are?
Ryan and Lisa also spoke to Heather Saunderson, CEO, Keep New Zealand Beautiful to get a gauge of how bad the litter problem is in New Zealand.
Listen to the full intervies of Scott Simpson and Heather Saunderson above.