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On the Money: NYC vs Napier; more mayoral machinations; the real Don Mackinnon, and more

Pattrick Smellie
Sat, 26 Mar 2022

On the Money: NYC vs Napier; more mayoral machinations; the real Don Mackinnon, and more
Tourism minister Stuart Nash helps launch the new direct Auckland-to-New York flight. (Image: Supplied)
Pattrick Smellie
Sat, 26 Mar 2022
New York: the second-best city in the world  Air New Zealand was excited to announce this week that it would resume running direct flights to the so-called “capital of the world”, New York City. However, the Big Apple was playing second fiddle at the launch party to other thriving metropolises – namely: Wellington, Auckland, and Napier.  It was sports business legend Therese Walsh who sparked the nationalistic trend. “For me personally, it is my favourite city in the world –...

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