Do we need a stadium, should the government subsidise it if we do?
Can the stadium support itself in an Auckland scale economy?
Should Governments Subsidise Stadiums and events - www.nzbr.org.nz
The burden of proof rests upon those who propose stadium and event subsidies, given their cost, the lack of a clear demonstrated benefit and given that they represent a deviation from egalitarian standards. The case for stadium and event subsidies has not been established and the case against has several strong arguments in its favour.
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