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Velodrome – It’s not over yet!

Two days out from the deadline for a decision on a multimillion-dollar indoor velodrome near Cambridge, supporters’ plans for the development are in limbo.

In a closed meeting this week, the region’s 10 mayors and council chief executives refused to skip due processes by putting the $29.5 million Home of Cycling straight into their long-term plans.

The refusal means any council decision on funding the new velodrome could be at least five months away.

Meanwhile the other two region’s shortlisted to house the velodrome are planning moves to snatch back the high performance centre.

Both Palmerston North and Auckland councils have confirmed funding for the velodrome.

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