Keeping the Kiwi Band Together:
(July 3, 2017) – The New Zealand Government will invest $ 5 million in Team New Zealand to help it retain its key members, ministers announced this afternoon.
Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges said the interim funding would help protect the team’s intellectual property, experience “and the skills that rest with key team members”.
The Government provided the same amount of funding to Team NZ following its defeat in San Francisco in 2013.
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Bridges would not say whether the G…
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Economic Impact of the America’s Cup:
With the conclusion of the 35th America’s Cup, an independent assessment has been commissioned to determine its economic impact on Bermuda.
PricewaterhouseCoopers has been hired by the ACBDA to conduct an independent study for completion by October, according to Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development.
Giving his congratulations to victors Emirates Team New Zealand, along with all the teams that took part, Dr Gibbons added: “Without a doubt, Bermuda has never hosted an event of this magnitude, and our success has already put us in an excellent position to host future international sporting and leisure events of similar scale.
“Although it is understood that AC36…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Economic Impact of the America’s Cup, Editor
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