The clock is ticking for Auckland to host the America’s Cup, Stuff reports. Lips are sealed on whether the supercity will host the next America’s Cup, with just over a fortnight remaining in the negotiation between the government and defender Team New Zealand. While Team NZ already has unnamed overseas proposals to host the next edition, the government, which provided $40 million cash to help fund the 36th cup, has until mid-June to try to do a deal.