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Team New Zealand given $5m government handout to retain key members - New Zealand Herald

Prime Minister Bill English says he hasn't seen any reason to question what happened to the funds given to Team NZ last time but this time he wants to make sure there is transparency this time around. Source: NZN Video. NZ Herald. Share via email Share ...and more »

America's Cup: Cyclist van Velthooven lured to sailing full-time - New Zealand Herald

Cycling has probably seen the last of Olympic medallist Simon van Velthooven - he's been well and truly bitten by the sailing bug. Van Velthooven, who took keirin bronze at the 2012 London Olympics, became one of the secret weapons in Team New Zealand ...and more »

The comeback kids: How Team New Zealand won the America's Cup - New Zealand Herald

The Kiwi syndicate was dangerously close to operating while insolvent. He didn't know how he was going to pay the staff, let alone meet the supplier and construction costs of getting a test boat on the water. While Dalton and the team's committed board ...and more »

The City of Sails and Opportunities - How will Auckland rise to the challenge of hosting the America's Cup in 2021? - New Zealand Herald

The Moet has been emptied, the Louis Vuitton bags hurled, the winners' grins captured for posterity and, come Thursday, the America's Cup and the team who won it will be welcomed home with a celebration on land and sea. And then? A helluva lot of ...and more »

Team NZ parade confirmed for Thursday - Radio New Zealand

Team NZ is bringing the Auld Mug home after 14 years away with a 7-1 win over Oracle Team USA in Bermuda. Photo: AFP. The Auckland parade will take place on Thursday, starting at 12.30pm. Fans will be able to see members of the victorious yachting team ...and more »

Govt to give $5m to Team New Zealand - Radio New Zealand

Team New Zealand will receive a $5 million investment from the government to help keep key staff as they work towards defending the America's Cup at the next regatta. Team NZ is bringing the Auld Mug home after 14 years away with a 7-. Team New Zealand ...and more »

After Bermuda Loss, Land Rover Re-Ups Support For America's Cup British Team - Forbes

John McCormick , Contributor I'm intrigued by cars, those who make them and those who drive them. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. In a car 60mph is nothing special but in a large sailboat, such a pace is insanely fast. In ...and more »

Government puts up starter $5 million to America's Cup defence - Stuff.co.nz

The Government has put an early $5 million envelope on the table so Team New Zealand can retain its talent. The early funding boost is similar to what the Government provided in the immediate aftermath of the disastrous 2013 America's Cup Challenge, to ...and more »

America's Cup: Government pledges $5 million to Team NZ - New Zealand Herald

The Government will invest $5 million in Team New Zealand to help it retain its key members, ministers announced this afternoon. Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges said the interim funding would help protect the team's intellectual property ...and more »

'Formula One' boat to transform yacht racing - Financial Mail

Few traditional sports have harnessed the power of technology as well as motor racing. But high technology has also come to transform yachting and, in particular, the America's Cup, a competition dating back to 1851. Two years ago Land Rover became the ...and more »