Positive words on Convention Centre from PM John Key

18 August 2016

Philip Chandler, Mountain Scene

Prime Minister John Key hints Queenstown developer Remarkables Park might be able to tap government funding for its proposed convention centre.

In a one-on-one interview with Mountain Scene last Friday, Key says: "Queenstown needs, in our view, a convention centre 'cos it's partly about smoothing out the peaks and troughs that you have in your tourism flows.

"If the council couldn't get there on its convention centre, then there's no particular reason why a private developer couldn't come to the government for support."

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