Kōrero: Sports venues

Invercargill's velodrome

Invercargill's velodrome

Until 2006 New Zealand had no facilities to host international track-cycling events. Bad experiences with weather at Invercargill's outside velodrome encouraged locals to build a new indoor facility beside Stadium Southland. Featuring a state-of-the-art wooden floor, it was opened in 2006 at a cost of $11 million. In 2014 a second indoor velodrome of international quality will open at Cambridge, in Waikato. This is the Invercargill ILT Velodrome during the UCI Juniors World Track Cycling Championships on 26 August 2012.

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Photograph by Dianne Manson

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Jock Phillips, 'Sports venues - Other sporting venues', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/41330/invercargills-velodrome (accessed 13 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013