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Acting PM congratulates Team NZ

Published: Thu 2 Mar 2000 03:29 PM
Acting Prime Minister Jim Anderton has congratulated Team New Zealand on its 5-0 clean sweep defending the America's Cup.
"Sir Peter Blake, Russell Coutts, Brad Butterworth and today Dean Barker have defined in a new standard of brilliance and sportspersonship.
"This is a very proud day for New Zealand.
"Every New Zealander will share in this stunning accomplishment. Team New Zealand made the Hauraki Gulf a world stage, and now they have triumphed on it," Jim Anderton said.
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