Loss of Rugby World Cup games blow to Christchurch
Wednesday, 16 March 2011
Loss of Rugby World Cup games
blow to Christchurch
The news that Rugby
World Cup games will not be held in Christchurch later this
year is a blow to the city, says Labour Leader Phil
“It would have been fantastic if Christchurch
could have hosted the games. It would have been great for
morale and great for the local economy.
that the games will have to be moved to other locations has
been clear to everyone, including the international media,
who have been reporting that fact for days now.
Key has had engineering reports and information about the
availability of accommodation for some time. Yet he has
refused to make that information public.
Minister has handled this issue poorly. He’s ended up
giving false expectations that have now been
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