Video: Grant Dalton full interview

Wednesday 26 Feb 2014 2:47 p.m.

Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton is confident they will be able to enter a boat in this year's Volvo Ocean Race.

Dalton says Team NZ need around $30m to enter the race, but given the prestigious event has a stop over in Auckland, he says it is important that New Zealand is involved.

"The AT and the government have money in the stop over, so I feel it is important that this country is involved," Dalton said.

Dalton says they have a deadline of early May to have a team up and running for the event which begins in Spain in early October with the Auckland stop over occurring mid-March 2015.

Watch the video for the full interview with Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton.

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