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McCully Statement On Andy Haden

Mccully Statement On Andy Haden

Rugby World Cup Minister Murray McCully today received the
resignation of Andy Haden as a 2011 Ambassador.

Mr McCully said he had accepted the resignation “with sadness”.

“While it had been my intention to discuss this matter with Mr Haden
later today, I have, in the interim, received an email from Andy Haden
relinquishing his position as a 2011 Ambassador (a copy of that email
is attached). I have accepted his resignation and thanked him for his
excellent contribution to our 2011programme.

“Mr Haden has made it clear that he will continue to be available to
assist in any way with preparations for next year’s ambitious calendar
of events, in the same way in which he has so generously supported the
interests of New Zealand and rugby in the past.

"I am grateful to him for that and will most certainly look forward to receiving his valuable input,” said Mr McCully.


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