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Sport adds 300 million dollars to economy

Monday, May 20, 2013

Sport adds 300 million dollars to economy

Bay of Plenty sport is beginning to add its weight to the region’s economic sector with sport and recreation contributing $299.5 million, according to the latest figures.  

Figures released in Sport NZ’s Value of Sport survey shows the sector is increasingly becoming a powerhouse in the region, not only socially but economically, laying claim to $299.5 million of the region’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) – or 3.2 per cent.

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PHOTO: Rugby Sevens has been highlighted as one of the front runners in promoting Bay of Plenty sport’s economic value.

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