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Wellington Sign Lit Up To Support Phoenix

Published: Fri 17 May 2024 06:02 AM
Photo credit: Cameron McIntosh/Photomac
Wellington Airport is showing its support for the Wellington Phoenix by lighting up the Wellington ‘blown away’ sign in Phoenix colours from Thursday 16 May, ahead of their semi-final second leg this Saturday.
Wellington Airport’s chief executive Matt Clarke says:
“As longtime supporters and fans of the Phoenix, this is our way of showing the entire city is behind them this weekend.”
Wellington Phoenix general manager David Dome says:
“The ‘blown away’ sign is iconic and it’s awesome Wellington Airport have chosen to light it up in yellow and black for the biggest game in our history.
“We hope Melbourne Victory see the sign when they fly in and realise they’ve entered Phoenix territory.”
The Wellington sign also features a giant football which was initially installed for the FIFA Women’s World Cup last year.
Wellington Airport Limited
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Wellington Airport provides a world class airport for visitors, the Wellington region and New Zealand. It's international terminal, The Rock, is ranked 4th best in the World. Being very close to the CBD saves 5.4 million travellers plenty of time and makes Wellington a more attractive place to visit. The Airport won the Wellington Gold Awards for Safety and is a major supporter of local events, attractions and community groups.
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