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FMG Becomes Naming-Rights Partner Of Waikato Stadium In New Zealand

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 03 / 15

Hamilton, New Zealand reached a new naming rights sponsorship agreement for Waikato Stadium. The agreement will see FMG (Farmers Mutual Group) hold naming rights for the stadium for the next 10 years, with an option to extend the arrangement for a further five years. From October, the facility will ...

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