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Second big screen installed at Waikato Stadium
Fans heading to FMG Stadium Waikato during the current Super Rugby season will be able to enjoy action on a second big screen at the western end of the stadium in the Green Zone embankment area.
At 72 metre², the second big screen will be substantially larger than the original big screen near the Whatanoa Gate, at the eastern end of the stadium. Fans throughout the stadium will be able to enjoy an even better live experience courtesy of the giant screen.
Andrew Flexman, Chiefs Rugby Club Chief Executive, says the club has worked proactively with Council to enhance the fan experience and invest in the stadium, stating “the investment in a second big screen is the culmination of a lengthy project aimed at providing the best live rugby experience in the country.
"It has been a great example of a critical partnership in the Waikato sporting context working well.
"The H3 team has shown great commitment to this project and we appreciate the support we've had from them."
The Chiefs Rugby Club has covered the cost of the screen, while infrastructure to house and install it has been funded through H3's budgeted renewals programme.
H3 is the unit of the Council which manages the city's event facilities.
Chad Hooker, H3 Operations Director, says the Chiefs investment in the stadium strengthens their connection to the venue and the city.
Hooker explains "FMG Stadium Waikato is the Gallagher Chiefs' home ground, and their contribution to improving our stadium shows their willingness to continue working with us to make the venue one of the best in the Southern Hemisphere.
"We're confident Gallagher Chiefs supporters right around the stadium will appreciate the second screen and the terrific vision it's going to provide."
Hooker added that the staff and contractors who have installed the screen have overcome challenging weather conditions, particularly strong winds.
31st July 2015 - FMG SECURES NAMING RIGHTS FOR WAIKATO STADIUM
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