Christchurch stadium cost warnings 'disappointing'

Christchurch stadium cost warnings 'disappointing'
Christchurch's new stadium is being built beside the cardboard cathedral (Image: Deposit Photos).
Oliver Lewis
Christchurch councillors weren't briefed for weeks after a critical risk to the city's new stadium project was first identified, new documents show.If they had been told earlier, councillors may have been able to weigh up funding for the Canterbury multi-use arena (CMUA) as part of long-term plan (LTP) deliberations. The LTP, a crucial document outlining spending priorities for the next 10 years, was adopted on June 23.  Minutes from the June 4 meeting of the independent board overseeing the stadium project showed, by that poi...

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