Report on major events requested
29 November 2004
Report on major events
At its first meeting today, Auckland City’s
Economic Development and Sustainable Business Committee
called for a report on the city’s strategy for facilitating
“The report will provide context for the
committee to consider current policies and future strategic
options for holding major events in the city,” said
Councillor Richard Northey, the committee’s chair.
committee asked for the report to include information about
the 2005 Lions rugby tour and the potential for the 2011
Rugby World Cup to be based in Auckland.
“The report will
enable us to look at how we assist the growth of events, how
to facilitate holding new events and how to seek out new
events in a systematic way,” said Mr Northey.
report has been requested for the committee’s February
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