Forget the waterfront stadium – Auckland has a solution right under its nose

Could our Ugly Duckling that is Mt Smart offer the Ultimate Solution?

In all the flap that is the Waterfront Stadium folly, Mark Thomas takes a look at a more prime located stadium just further south that has the potential to be a national stadium – without annoying residents. Let’s take a look:

End to End of the two outer wharves forming a super imposed limit
The Bledsole extensions sit in side that limit

It may lack the sex appeal of a brand new city-centre build, but Mt Smart is Auckland’s rock star venue in waiting, writes Mark Thomas. An “orphan” is how the office of the auditor general described Auckland’s Mt Smart stadium in its critical review of a failed David Beckham-starred event in late

Source: Forget the waterfront stadium – Auckland has a solution right under its nose

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One thought on “Forget the waterfront stadium – Auckland has a solution right under its nose

  1. I agree that the need for a stadium downtown has not been established.
    But the fact that our best sportsman are mostly polynesian a major sporting complex in the South is long overdue where it will be well supported.
    Auckland is not a downtown centric city and we must not fear putting assetts out int he suburbs.
    Just make sure we have good PT to reach them.
    And lastly I have never met a developer who used his money to pay for anything….

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