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$50 dollars Eden Park World Cup upgrade. "From John Banks, Prime Minister. Says he wants to be the Mayor of Auckland, but not the chains that come with the job." 17 October, 2007.

Reference Number: DCDL-0004145

Shows Prime Minister, Helen Clark and Finance Minister, Michael Cullen sitting at a conference desk. A man has arrived dragging a huge ball and chain that bear the words '$50 million Eden Park upgrade'. He explains that John Banks wants to be Mayor of Auckland but he does not want the chains that go with the office. Refers to the debate over whether Auckland rate-payers or the government should pay for the upgrade that Eden Park needs to prepare it for the 2011 Rugby World Cup and the fact that the new mayor, John Banks has overturned the decision made by the old mayor and council that Auckland would foot the bill.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Hon John Archibald Banks, World Cup (Rugby football), Eden Park, Auckland City, Stadiums - Cost, Sports facilities, Athletic fields, Government aid to sports and Mayors.

Part of:
Moreu, Michael, 1969-: [Digital cartoons published from 1 March 2007 onwards in the Christchurch Press], Reference Number DC-Group-0031 (502 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 250 dpi; Grey scale (8 bit); Pixel dimensions 2096 x 1476. Single art work

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