Banksie digs in: City won't put money into upgrade

Mayor digs in: City won't put money into upgradeAuckland ratepayers' cash is more likely to go towards cleaning the city beaches for Rugby World Cup visitors in 2011 than on the main cup venue itself.
The Government and the Eden Park Trust Board on Sunday confirmed Eden Park…
[Auckland News]

Banksie has dug his toes in after the government released their smokescreen Eden Park upgrade yesterday.

He is adamant that Auckland City will not pick up the tab for funding the stadium.

He is absolutely right. If Mallard had a billion bucks for a waterfront stadium then his government can stump up the rest for Eden Park.

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