7 Apr 2021

Is there an argument for taxpayer funding for the All Blacks?

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:30 pm on 7 April 2021

Is there an argument to be made for the taxpayer to invest in the All Blacks?

In an opinion piece for the NZ Herald, sports columnist Gregor Paul writes that the case for the government to invest in the All Blacks is far stronger than it is to invest in the America's Cup.

His piece follows news of New Zealand Rugby's proposed $465 million deal with US company Silver Lake.

AIG has been the All Blacks jersey sponsor since 2012.

AIG has been the All Blacks jersey sponsor since 2012. Photo: Photosport

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