Auckland to host America's Cup parade next Thursday

6:25 pm on 28 June 2017

Team New Zealand will be welcomed home with a parade in Auckland next Thursday afternoon.

Russell Coutts (2/R) waves to the hundreds of thousands of specatators who turned up for a ticker-tape parade before the America's Cup is presented to Team New Zealand in Auckland, 04 March 2000

America's Cup parade in Auckland on 4 March 2000. Photo: AFP

A start time of 1pm has been tentatively set but the route through the city is yet to be finalised.

After the parade, the victorious team will take to the water for a sail-past.

Auckland Council said details of the final route, start time and viewing points would be confirmed this week.

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