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A unique evaluation of the economic contribution of events to the Auckland region has shown that they contributed at least $479 million of consumption to the Auckland economy in 2008.
This equates to at least a $440 million contribution to Auckland’s GDP in 2008 and 7,227 full-time equivalent …