SkyCity Convention Centre Not Needed

Sadly SkyCity casino looks set to get its way. The promise of a new convention centre will be enough to secure it a 27-year extension to its licence and the right to have an extra 230 pokies and up to 52 more gaming tables.

Throughout the debate over the wisdom of this deal the Alliance Party has waited in vain for somebody to ask the question “Why do we need a convention centre anyway?” Continue reading