Fears Auckland Wouldn’t Cope With Rugby World Cup

The Auckland Regional Transport Authority knew in July 2009 that there was going to be over demand for services during the world cup and warned against complacency. The report, released under the official information act, showed that more than four times the normal demand would be placed on public transport in the city during the…

Aucklanders Have Their Say About World Cup Opening Night

The NZ Herald has invited its readers to have their say on the opening night of the 2011 rugby world cup in Auckland, this is a sample of the responses to “Did you celebrate the Rugby World Cup opening? Tell us your experience” Most of them were overwhelmingly negative: “disappointed” “Very disappointed at the organization.…