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Waimakariri residents will get their chance to see the
America’s Cup up close, and to celebrate the success of Team New Zealand, with
the Christchurch ‘Victory’ parade now confirmed for next Wednesday (July 12).
will start at 12 noon at the corner of Colombo and Lichfield Streets (next to
the Bus Interchange). It will head north along Colombo Street before
turning left into Hereford Street and right into Montreal Street. The parade
will finish at the Christchurch Art Gallery where there will be a formal
welcome and speeches.
members of the team will be taking part in the parade.
it that Team New Zealand has already turned down its first challenge for the
Auld Mug, after Kaiapoi Councilor Al Blackie offered the champion sailors the
opportunity to race his house boat down the Kaiapoi River.
politely declined the request due to prevailing Cup rules, which allow the
defender to choose the race venue.
The word on
the streets of Kaiapoi today, however, suggest that TNZ was unnerved by the
length of the house boat as opposed to their catamarans, believing that would
give the local ‘challenge’ an unfair advantage.
house boat, nicknamed the ‘Titanic’ is also said to be unsinkable.
thought to be another disadvantage the TNZ sailors, having sunk their own boat,
were not prepared to take on.
it is understood that council will offer the use of the Waimakariri River for
TNZ’s first cup defence, although some thought will need to be given as to how
to get the boat masts under the bridge.
be an issue,” an unnamed spokesperson for ‘Waimakariri America’s Cup, 5054’
said this afternoon, while denying that the bid was Fake News.
working on our District Development Strategy now, and I’m confident we will
have everything in place to hold the greatest America’s Cup regatta ever by
proposed date for Waimakariri’s inaugural America’s Cup is said to be April 1.
Contact: Matt McIlraith
Phone: 0800 965 468