Re a stadium for either Tauranga or Rotorua (News, October 26).

Appropriate facilities need to be available to residents in all communities but the provision of facilities that cater for regional and international events require a broader base of consideration.

If the Bay of Plenty wants to attract major events then facilities which are superior to any currently available needs to be established.

The most cost-effective way to establish such facilities is to broaden the attraction to use them to as many users, public and participants, as possible.


The establishment cost of such a facility is substantial so the more

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