The arena proposal should be abandoned immediately.
At the moment the council plans on spending 85 million dollars to build a 12,000 seat arena. The council preference then is to spend it's money on building an arena for international artists, an arena so big that not a single Wellington act would be able to sell it out. This will not do anything at all to enhance Wellington's local music scene. If we have this money to spend on music let’s find innovative ways to do so