Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Sam Warburton on the economic effects of the America's Cup

Warburton was interviewed on Radio New Zealand's Morning Report.
The Auckland venue for New Zealand's Americas Cup defence was agreed this week and will go to Auckland Council for sign off tomorrow. Yesterday, when I spoke to the Economic Development Minister David Parker about the sign off for the America's Cup village he was talking up the economic dividend the required investment of over two hundred million dollars of public money will yield. New Zealand Initiative economist Sam Warburton heard our interview yesterday and is unconvinced. He's in our Wellington studio.

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