scoop.co.nz 17 Mar, 2021 05:00 am

Mayor Goff Hails Team New Zealand Victory

Mayor Goff Hails Team New Zealand Victory
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has congratulated Team New Zealand on their victory and successful defence of the America’s Cup. “A victory for Team New Zealand in front of a home crowd on Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour is the perfect way to cap off ...

Scoop i Regional Mayor Goff Hails Team New Zealand Victory Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has congratulated Team New Zealand on their victory and successful defence of the America’s Cup.“A victory for Team New Zealand in front of a home crowd on Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour is the perfect way to cap off three months of world-class racing in our city,” Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said.“Team New Zealand’s America’s Cup campaign has been thrilling to watch, with the Kiwis overcoming a strong challenge from Luna Rossa to once again bring home the Cup.While the COVID-19 pandemic meant we couldn’t welcome international visitors to our city for the Cup as we had been looking forward to doing, Aucklanders and visitors from around New Zealand brought the Cup Village to life throughout the racing.

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